American Made (2017)

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Rating: MA15+

Directors: Doug Liman

Running Time: 117 minutes

 Main Cast: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson and Sarah Wright

Films that feature Tom Cruise as the lead star can be hit or miss, but American Made is a hit, that will have you watching it like the CIA watches drug traffickers. Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Season 7 (2017)

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Genre: Fantasy

Rating: R18+

Showrunners: HBO

Directors: Jeremy Podeswa (eps. 1 & 7), Mark Mylod (eps. 2 & 3), Matt Shakman (eps. 4 & 5) and Alan Taylor (ep 6)

Running Time: 45 minutes to 80 minutes

 Main Cast: Kit Harrington, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Iain Glen and many more, like seriously a lot more, this is a big show.

Winter has arrived. As cliche as that is for Game of Thrones, winter has well and truly come in this season of GOT. Season 7 was by far the biggest and best yet. Continue reading

13 Reasons Why (2017)

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Genre: Drama/Mystery

Rating: MA

Show runner: Netflix

Directors: Kyle Patrick Alvarez (3 Episodes), Gregg Araki (2 episodes), Carl Franklin (2 Episodes), Tom McCarthy (2 episodes), Helen Shaver (2 episodes), Jessica Yu (2 episodes).

Running Time: 1 hour episodes

 Main Cast: Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford, Christian Navarro, Alisha Boe, Brandon Flynn, Justin Prentice, Miles Heizer, Ross Butler, Devin Druid, Kate Walsh

13 Reasons Why is undoubtedly powerful, but do we really need to dramatize an issue such as suicide in a television show? Continue reading

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

Hunt-For-The-Wilderpeople-1.jpgGenre: Comedy/Drama

Rating: PG

Directors: Taika Waititi

Running Time: 101 minutes

 Main Cast: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison

It took just the few seconds into the opening scene and the first bars of the score to be played and that was enough for a quirky New Zealand film by the name of Hunt for the Wilderpeople to have me hooked and as the film progressed i asked myself “why had I not watched this before!” Continue reading

Black Mirror (2011-2014)

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Genre: Sci-fi/Drama

Rating: MA

Directors: Various Directors

Show Runners: Netflix

Running Time: 1 hour episodes

 Main Cast: Benedict Wong, Rory Kinnear, Donald Sumpter, Ashley Thomas, Toby Kebbell, Tom Cullen, Hayley Atwell, Domhnall Gleeson, Tuppence Middleton, Jason Flemyng, Tobias Menzies and Jerome Patrick Flynn.

If today’s society looked into a mirror the reflection looking back at us would be the show reel of the British sci-fi television anthology series Black Mirror. Continue reading

Logan (2017)

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Genre: Action

Rating: R

Directors: James Mangold

Running Time: 137 minutes

 Main Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, and Stephen Merchant

Intimate and emotional are two words that fans would not usually associate with a film within the X-Men Universe or even that of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but with Logan these two words are what drive this film to success. Continue reading