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Will you be watching this movie based on the life of a criminal?

Will you be watching this movie based on the life of a criminal?

A new film about one of history’s most infamous personalities stirs our innate dark curiosities.  Despite our repulsion to serial killers, there is something about their stories that keeps us hooked. This fascination goes a long way back – from …

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How this movie marks the end of an era

How this movie marks the end of an era

The final instalment of the Avengers series officially closes the chapter on one of cinema’s biggest and most lucrative superhero franchises. But is this also the end of the road for Marvel Studios?   When Avengers: Endgame hits theatres this …

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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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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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Why diversity is top of the agenda for this new movie

Why diversity is top of the agenda for this new movie

How will a more diverse age of superheroes change how our kids see themselves? Comic books have a bit of a problematic legacy when it comes to diversity. When we look at the most enduring stories from the genre, the …

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What will First Man teach us about the man on the moon?

What will First Man teach us about the man on the moon?

Can First Man help us understand the human behind the legend? On 20th of July 1969, mankind did something extraordinary. As Neil Armstrong stepped out of the Apollo 11 spacecraft onto the lunar surface uttering his soon-to-be iconic catchphrase about …

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It’s okay to be who you are, says this new movie

It’s okay to be who you are, says this new movie

This young adult film wants to tell teens out there that it’s okay to be who you are and use the gifts you have. Whether the memories are good or bad, we all remember our teenage years. That awkward stage …

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Why race is the focus of this new movie

Why race is the focus of this new movie

Years may have passed but things haven’t changed for racial discrimination, says the director of this upcoming film. On 12th August 2017, at around 1pm on the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, a woman was murdered. Heather Heyer didn’t know it …

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Why it’s the monsters fighting for survival in this new film

Why it’s the monsters fighting for survival in this new film

It’s the humans, not the dinosaurs, that are the most dangerous predator in this prehistoric flick When it comes to where humanity fits in the animal kingdom, George Orwell said it best in 1945 satire Animal Farm: “All animals are …

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You need to be kind to yourself says this new movie

You need to be kind to yourself says this new movie

How can this upcoming film help us cut through years of self-criticism to appreciate who we really are? We’re always told that it’s what’s inside   that counts. As kids, unburdened by the self-consciousness, anxiety and embarrassment of our adult …

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