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Film Review: Independence Day: Resurgence (M15+) (USA, 2016)

There’s an extended sequence in Independence Day: Resurgence where an all-powerful queen-bee alien is chasing a Jeff Goldblum-driven school bus across the desert, somehow finding itself unable to keep up with his wild driving skills despite swatting down fighter-jets only moments earlier with unspoiled precision. It’s one of the many moments this large, loud sequel offers without a hint of gravity and, honestly, it’s what makes this film so much damn fun. Refusing to take itself seriously by likening itself to its 20 year-old predecessor, Resurgence thrives on its penchant for nostalgia.... Continue Reading

11 films to be excited about in the first half of 2016

Now that The Force Awakens is well and truly embedded in our cinemas, it feels like we have finally come to the end of a period of one anticipated film after another. It was a record breaking year, too, with Jurassic World, Furious 7, Minions, Star Wars VII, Inside Out and the final Hunger Games working hard to break every record in the books. Exciting for film lovers – but expensive – and for some, exhausting (there’s only so many midnight screenings we can attend!)! But you shouldn’t rest too easily –  coming up in the first half of 2016 are a pile of films we should all be excited about. To help give you an idea of what you’re all in for, here are the eleven films we’re most looking forward tom in order of their release…... Continue Reading