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Are Video Streaming Services Killing Cinema?

Cinema attendances dropped to a 25 year low in 2017. In the Czech Republic, the number of cinema-goers fell 2.5%, from 15.6 million in 2016 to 15.2 million in 2017. In Canada and the U.S., ticket sales fell 5.8% in 2017, the lowest cinema attendance in North America since 1992. In the UK, August which… Keep Reading

deadpool 2
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Stuntwoman Killed on Deadpool 2 Set in Freak Accident

SJ Harris, a stuntwoman working on the set of Deadpool 2, died on Monday after a freak accident. Harris, licensed motorcycle road-racer, spent four years in Brooklyn, New York riding through the crowded streets before turning to a professional career as a bike rider in Hollywood. Harris was killed during a motorcycle stunt in Vancouver,… Keep Reading

dunkirk
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Movie Review: Dunkirk (2017)

Seventy-seven years after the fact, Christopher Nolan tells the World War II story you’ve never heard. Dunkirk is the gripping tale of Europe’s last best hope, stranded on the shores of France, although it’s a stone’s throw from Belgium, awaiting rescue not from a naval fleet, but by an armada of civilian schooners and pleasure… Keep Reading

Baby Driver (2017)
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Movie Review: Baby Driver (2017)

Edgar Wright’s newest feature is a driving action film, about a getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) forced into a world of crime. Jam packed with stunts, quips and pop tunes galore, this is Edgar Wright’s most ambitious film. And it may be his best. ***** Directed by: Edgar Wright Starring: Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James,… Keep Reading

Prague Noir Film Festival 2017
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Prague Noir Film Festival 2017

King of cynics Humphrey Bogart, and master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock Humphrey Bogart’s cynicism, Robert Mitchum’s charm, Lizabeth Scott’s fragility, Alfred Hitchcock’s refinement, dark tales from Mexico, thrilling film trips in noir trains and a standard in the form of the Czechoslovak Clue and marathons of series from the HBO workshop – that is the… Keep Reading

silence movie review
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Movie Review: Silence

Adapted from Shūsaku Endō ‘s compelling 1966 novel, ‘Silence’ is the tale of the struggle of the human spirit as much as it is about Jesuit Priests in the search for their missing mentor Fr. Ferreira (Liam Neeson). Starring Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver, this is a hauntingly visceral cinematic journey into the unknown. ****… Keep Reading

T2 Trainspotting
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Movie Review: T2 Trainspotting

How to follow up the best British film of the nineties? One of the more unlikely sequels ( a well documented falling out between director and star seemed to put an end to any reunion in the mid-noughties ) T2 follows Trainspotting twenty years after its prequel ended. Taking inspiration from Irvine Welsh’s ‘Porno’ (2002),… Keep Reading

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
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Movie Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

J.K. Rowling’s world of Harry Potter has won her plaudits in both the literary and cinematic world. A net worth £600 million, 400 million  ‘Harry Potter’ copies sold, eight on-screen adaptations, yet it’s the cinematic release of her unsung ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ which shows the zenith of her popularity. Four-time Harry… Keep Reading

Movie review: The Book Thief
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Movie review: The Book Thief

One of the worst World War II films that have ever seen the light of day There is something sadistic about the industry inflicting movies on us on a near-annual basis that have to do with Jews hiding from the Nazis. From time to time, these films have undeniable strength and importance — for example,… Keep Reading

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