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John Wick

Year: 2014 Director: Chad Stahelski Starring: Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Willem Dafoe Written by Rhys Wortham Edited by Jakob Lewis Barnes Keanu Reeves continues his steady comeback in ‘John Wick’, as the titular character, an ex-hitman who was under the service of a large crime-mob for a number of […]

Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Year: 1988 Director: Robert Zemeckis Starring: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer (voice) Written by Jakob Lewis Barnes Don’t be fooled by the animated element of the wacky titular character, or the PG rating. The family friendly tone of ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit?’ is highly contestable and labelling this […]

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

Year: 2014 Director: Peter Jackson Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage Written by Nick Deal Edited by Jakob Lewis Barnes As I sat down in the cinema and prepared myself to say goodbye to Middle Earth one last time, a wave of sadness hit me. This final instalment of director […]

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Year: 2014 Director: Matt Reeves Starring: Jason Clarke, Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell Written by Patrick Alexander When it comes to sequels, I’m usually out. Trilogies, maybe if they’re based on a good series of books or graphic novels, you might keep my attention, but traditionally the second attempt at […]

Gone Girl

Year: 2014 Director: David Fincher Starring: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike Written by Jakob Lewis Barnes Edited by Molly Dolan When my partner asked if we could go and watch ‘Gone Girl’ at the cinema, I thought we were off to see another rom-com. I was horribly wrong, and […]

Birdman

Year: 2015 Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Starring: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifinakis, Edward Norton, Emma Stone Written by Rhys Wortham Edited by Jakob Lewis Barnes ‘Birdman’ is a film which has received huge critical acclaim and cleaned up at many of the awards ceremonies leading up to the much […]

The Wolf Of Wall Street

Year: 2013 Director: Martin Scorsese Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie Written by Jakob Lewis Barnes What can I say, I do love a good biopic. And they don’t come much better than the incredible true story of the rise and fall of Jordan Belfort. Add to […]

American Sniper

Year: 2014 Director: Clint Eastwood Starring: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller Written by Jakob Lewis Barnes ‘American Sniper’ has enjoyed unrivalled success at the box office since its release at the end of 2014, becoming the most successful war film of all time, stealing the crown which belonged to […]

The Interview

Year: 2014 Director: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen Starring: James Franco, Seth Rogen, Randall Park Written by Jakob Lewis Barnes Seth Rogen and James Franco have to be two of the weirdest, most ridiculous people in the whole world. Brought together by a love of drugs and the absurd, the pair have […]

The Wedding Ringer

Year: 2015 Director: Jeremy Garelick Starring: Kevin Hart, Josh Gad, Kaley Cuoco Written by Rhys Wortham Edited by Jakob Lewis Barnes If for some reason you were planning on watching ‘The Wedding Ringer’, I’m about to save you approximately 100 minutes of your life, minus the time it […]

Horrible Bosses 2

Year: 2014 Director: Sean Anders Starring: Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Aniston, Chritoph Waltz, Chris Pine, Kevin Spacey Written by Jakob Lewis Barnes I really enjoyed the first ‘Horrible Bosses’ movie, I thought it was clever, entertaining and very original. With a new director […]

Philomena

Year: 2013 Director: Stephen Frears Starring: Dame Judi Dench, Steve Coogan Written by Jakob Lewis Barnes I struggled to really pin down the genre of ‘Philomena’, there are so many different emotions and themes which are conveyed by the film. Moments of deep sorrow are immediately followed by scenes […]