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Here are the latest films in cinemas this week

Here are the latest films in cinemas this week

A new sci-fi film’s political plot borders dangerously close to reality If movies allow us to escape reality, then no other genre arguably fits the bill better than science fiction.  By using otherworldly elements – from extra-terrestrials and futuristic beings …

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A beloved, Disney classic returns to the cinema

A beloved, Disney classic returns to the cinema

A timeless film is returning along with its message of self-love and acceptance in a time when it’s perhaps needed most. Nowadays, our general perception of beauty is seemingly influenced by what we see on social media. Experts have warned …

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A genetic disorder takes the spotlight in this drama

A genetic disorder takes the spotlight in this drama

A movie centred on a genetic disorder attempts to bring out the positives despite accusations of misrepresentation. Protagonists dealing with serious illness has always been a subject revisited by filmmakers.  From Autumn in New York and The Bucket List to …

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This must-see movie might make you cry

This must-see movie might make you cry

An award-winning drama starring a real-life former refugee seeks to spark discussion about children’s rights. It is said that children suffer the most in times of war and conflict. The ensuing chaos leaves children vulnerable to physical, emotional and psychological trauma …

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Will Captain Marvel be a game changer?

Will Captain Marvel be a game changer?

The first female-led Marvel film is about to take centre stage but this ambitious movie is more than just a debut for a new heroine. It’s fair to say that Marvel has the superhero film genre all figured out. Fans …

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In this new film, bigger is better

In this new film, bigger is better

How two brothers from a poor background asserted their might to single-handedly turn a small industry into a global phenomenon.  When we think about it, most of the things we can’t live without today weren’t particularly well received at first. Thomas …

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Is this the most relevant animated film today?

Is this the most relevant animated film today?

Can Disney-Pixar’s Coco change how we perceive Latin culture in film? On 16th June 2015 in front of baying crowds, business magnate Donald Trump gave a speech that divided a nation. “I would build a great wall, and nobody builds …

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Would you watch this film even after the major spoiler alert?

Would you watch this film even after the major spoiler alert?

The cat’s out of the bag for a major plot twist in Thor: Ragnarok. Can the movie recoup its credibility at the box office? The moment that spoiled the upcoming Thor: Ragnarok movie was a surprise for everyone, not least its …

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Does Flatliners have its finger on the pulse?

Does Flatliners have its finger on the pulse?

Can Hollywood recover from reboot monotony with the new Flatliners? Last year, only two of the top ten highest grossing films in the world were original productions with no pre-existing source material. In 2015 there was just one. Reboots and …

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Is this new musical heist pioneering its genre?

Is this new musical heist pioneering its genre?

This American heist film is putting a spin on the traditional car genre – and it doesn’t miss a beat It’s hard to imagine a movie without music. I would only condemn my enemies to watching a movie without music!” He …

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