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MTV reveals nominations for 25th Annual MTV Movie Awards with Star Wars: The Force Awakens receiving 11 nominations

Yesterday MTV revealed the nominees for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. Being its 25th year, this will be an opportunity for fans to celebrate and recognise blockbuster movies which have received critical acclaim. Titles such as Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Straight Outta Compton have been nominated for ‘Movie of The Year’ with Star Wars: The Force Awakens getting the most nominations for a franchise.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Jurassic World (M, USA, 2015)

It’s been 22 years since Jurassic Park, and long have us fans of that very first film waited for a sequel that was worthy and lo we finally have it in Jurassic World. We can now safely relegate those other two films into extinction and rest assured that this is now an honourable contender for a follow up.
I don’t think it’s possible or fair to think that Jurassic World could outshine its predecessor. So many aspects of that film were brilliant, even ahead of its time; not to mention the timing of its release was perfect. In an era when science still had some mystery to it, the debate ran real and red hot surrounding the ethics. Fast forward to now and we are less in awe of the magic of science, we’ve mapped the human genome in its entirety, we’ve conquered cloning and now we move into stem cell research and genetic modification. Herein lies Jurassic World’s take, it shares some similarities with the first, but it also manages to be a reflection of where we are at now and in doing so feels current. ... Continue Reading