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The Bay – A Quick Capsule Review (Revisited)

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Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: The Bay is a real surprise.  Firstly it’s a big name director (Oscar winner Barry Levinson) doing something VERY different and secondly, probably even more relevant, it’s an original and engrossing found footage movie.  Shocks, scares and thrills aplenty here but also a good story that replies …

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Sicario – A Quick Capsule Review (Revisited)

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Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Wow Sicario was rather unexpected.  What a film – a tense, brutal and at time uncompromising look at the war against drugs on the borders of America. With a great cast (including Del Toro in a recent career best performance), some stunning cinematography, expert direction and …

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We Need To Talk About Kevin – A Quick Capsule Review (Revisited)

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Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: We Need To Talk About Kevin is a hard watch.  From Tilda Swinton’s cold mother to Ezra Miller’s scarily convincing unhinged teenager, We Need To Talk About Kevin leaves you feeling more than a little traumatised.   That said it’s brilliant script, cold but brilliant direction and insanely convincing performances make for …

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Skyfall: A Quick Capsule Review (Revisited)

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Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Hold the phone.  o07 is back and this time he’s bloody near perfect.  Yes that’s right Skyfall is exactly as good as the hype suggest, a film that returns Bond to the classic figure we know and love whilst throwing in enough action, heartache and shootouts to be …

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Maze Runner: Death Cure – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: The Maze Runner franchise for me has been the best of the crop of the post Harry Potter young adult craze.  It was better written, better directed and visually more interesting than the Divergents and Hunger Games but sadly mostly went under the radar.  This belated …

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