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Film Review: Life (USA, 2017) hits all the beats we’re used to but in a more polished container

One day Hollywood might be able to come up with a new science fiction movie that has us discovering a fluffy cute adorable friendly alien. One day Hollywood might be able to come up with a group of characters who actually have character development, prior to being ruthlessly dispatched. One day Hollywood might be able to stop cloning itself and come up with some new, fresh and original ideas. But today is not that day. So if you are OK with the idea of something that’s a bit like Alien meets Event Horizon meets Gravity then you will probably enjoy Life.... Continue Reading

Here’s all the “Big Game Spot” trailers that premiered during the Super Bowl LI

Today was a massive day for sports. You probably heard about it. The Atlanta Falcons blew a 25 point lead and fell to the New England Patriots at Superbowl LI. But maybe you’re not into sports. Maybe, like us here at The Iris, you’re major movie buffs and if that’s the case, then the Superbowl is a pretty cool time for us too, as some of the biggest TV spots for upcoming films are shown throughout the event.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Life (CTC, GER/USA/CAN/AUS, 2015)

The title of this film doesn’t really give much of an insight into its narrative and in fact, the word “life” has a bit of a double entendre. It couples as both the act of existing as well as the name of the publication that one of our leads works for. Not so surprisingly though, a film titled Life will of course leave you to question some of the nuances of existence.... Continue Reading