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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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Ant Man – A Quick Capsule Review (Revisited)

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Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Ant Man isn’t what you expect.  For all those who (wrongly) complain that all the Marvel film are the same, here you have a heist movie come buddy comedy which (for the most part) separates itself from the wider Marvel universe and just sets about making …

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The Book of Life – A Quick Capsule Review (Revisited)

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Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Big screen animation continues it’s ever upward spiral with the release of The Book Of Life, from producer Guillermo del Toro.  A beautiful, fun film with stunning character design, a great cast (Ron Perlman, Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana), some nice rejigged music and, naturally this it’s a Mexican themed film, you …

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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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