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JUMPCUT ALL THE WAY: Gremlins (1984)

Directed by: Joe Dante Starring: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, Corey Feldman, Keye Luke Written by Cameron Frew Twisted, scary and unorthodox: Gremlins is the ultimate festive palate cleanser. “Yeah, I know, who hasn’t got a story to tell?” says Randall Peltzer (the charming Hoyt Axton), coming […]

REVIEW: Mortal Engines (2018)

Directed by: Christian Rivers Starring: Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Hugo Weaving, Jihae Written by Elena Morgan Based on the book by Philip Reeve, Mortal Engines is set in a post-apocalyptic future where in order to survive, whole towns and cities are on wheels, roaming the Earth looking for […]

REVIEW: Disobedience (2018)

Directed by: Sebastián Lelio Starring: Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola Written by Ryan Morris There’s a coldness to the core of Disobedience, Sebastián Lelio’s new romantic drama film,  released months ago across the pond but has only just begun screening in a small number of UK cinemas this […]

JUMPCUT ALL THE WAY: Deck The Halls (2006)

Directed by: John Whitesell Starring: Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick, Kristin Davis, Kristin Chenoweth. Written by Chris Gelderd This 2006 festive comedy is directed by John Whitesell and stars Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick, Kristin Davis, and Kristin Chenoweth. Massachusetts Christmas patriarch Steve Finch (Broderick) has a seemingly perfect family and […]