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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Film

Making madness with Johnny Depp

WITH a chameleon of characters to pull out of his hat, Johnny Depp is returning to his maddest role yet as he steps back...

Streetdance stars hit the big screen

THE last time we saw Lewis Platt, he was dancing on stage in the Britain’s Got Talent final with his dance troupe Entity Allstars. But...

Film Review: Bad Neighbours 2

Bad Neighbours 2 15, 92mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by Chloe Frankland RETURNING stars Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and Rose Byrne are getting ready for another war next door...

Film Review: Captain America Civil War

Captain America: Civil War 12A,147mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by Dave Wheeler FIRSTLY, I’ll lay it down; Civil War is a Captain America film by name, but without...

Craig Fairbrass brings London Heist to Southend

IT will be lights, camera, action in Southend next month as the seaside town welcomes its eighth annual Southend on Sea Film Festival with...

Film Review: Bastille Day

Bastille Day 15, 91mins Festival Film Rating: 3/5 by Hannah Sampson WITH all the hype I’d seen, this had high expectations to live up to. And it was...

Film Review: The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book  PG, 106mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by Mark Richardson ORIGINALLY a firm Disney favourite of old, it was a brave move to reimagine The Jungle Book...

Pull up to your favourite flick

WATCH a classic film at Moonbeamers Drive-In Movie Cinema based at Barleylands, Billericay. Now on their 11th Drive-In event, Moonbeamers bring a fantastically different way...

Film Review: Eddie the Eagle

Eddie the Eagle  PG, 106mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by Kerry Robinson MOST people have heard the story of the Jamaican Bobsled team thanks to the Disney movie Cool...

Film Review: Zootropolis

Zootropolis  PG, 108mins Festival Film Rating: 5/5 by Tracy Clarke JUDY Hopps voiced by (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a bunny with a big ambition. She wants to become the...

Film Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane

10 Cloverfield Lane 12A, 105mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by Michelle Norris IT’S been described by Producer JJ Abrams as a “blood relative” of the 2008 survival...

Film Review: Kung Fu Panda 3

Kung Fu Panda 3 PG, 95mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by Julia Cook WITH the third Kung Fu Panda film landing in cinemas in time for Easter, it...

Film Review: The Divergent Series – Allegiant

The Divergent Series: Allegiant 12A, 121mins Festival Film Rating: 3/5 by Katherine Watson AS part three of four, this film was a good base built to prepare...

Film Review: London Has Fallen

London Has Fallen 15, 99mins Festival Film Rating: 2/5 by Ian Duffield London Has Fallen is a ridiculous mess...but when you’re not being offended it’s quite okay! All...

Film Review: Grimsby

Grimsby 15, 83mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by Sarah Wilkinson GRIMSBY is Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest comedy and it doesn’t disappoint. Cohen plays Noddy, a stereotypical football fan...

Film Review: The Finest Hours

The Finest Hours 12A, 117mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by Mel Whitfield THE FINEST HOURS tells the true story of a little known, yet daringly incredible coast...

Film Review: Alvin and the Chipmunks The Road Chip

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip PG, 103mins Festival Film Rating: 5/5 by Kat Greenaway THIS was a great, fun film with really good music and a...

Film Review: Zoolander 2

Zoolander 2 12A, 102mins Released: 12 February Rating: 2/5 WITH more model looks to shake a selfie stick at, Zoolander 2 should have been the must-see sequel to...

Film Review: Goosebumps

Goosebumps  PG, 103mins Festival Film Rating: 3/5 by: Michelle Norris WHEN it comes to adapting a well-loved book onto the big screen, it can be somewhat tricky....

Film Review: Spotlight

Spotlight  15, 129mins Festival Film Rating: 5/5 by: Holly Braine A gripping true story of The Boston Globe’s discovery and exposure of child abuse by the Catholic...

Shining a Spotlight on Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo

NOMINATED for six Oscars and three BAFTAs, Spotlight is becoming the film to take centre stage this year. Released on Friday, the film retells the...

Film Review: The Fifth Wave

The 5th Wave 15, 112mins Festival Film Rating: 3/5 by: Rebecca Sanford THE 5th Wave is the latest Sci-Fi/Thriller to follow Cassie (Chloë Grace Moretz) who is...

Horror Festival returns for six night scare spectacular

HORROR fans are in for a treat this weekend as Horror-on-Sea returns for its fourth year of scream in Southend. Featuring everything from vengeful models,...

Film Review: The Revenant

The Revenant 15, 156mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by: Jamie Seddon THE Revenant is a semi-biographic Western, set against the snow-capped wilderness Montana and South Dakota. The...

Film Review: The Hateful Eight

The Hateful Eight 18, 168mins Festival Film Rating: 2/5 by: Kelly Cox THE Hateful Eight is the eighth film by Director Quentin Tarantino, following the story of...

Film Review: The Danish Girl

The Danish Girl 15, 120mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by: Kerry Sheehan WITH 2015 Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne leading the way in The Danish Girl, I...

2016: A GIANT year for cinema

IT’S been a big year for cinemas with the likes of Jurassic World and Star Wars: The Force Awakens both breaking box office records...

Film Review: Sisters

Sisters 15, 118mins Festival Film Rating: 3/5 by: Rebecca Gilligan I was really looking forward to this film and went to watch it with my best friend. Starring...

Film Review: Star Wars The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens 12A, 135mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 IT all began a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, but this...

Film Review: By the Sea

By the Sea 15, 122mins Festival Film Rating: 2/5 by: Hannah Sampson This movie is a bit of a picture postcard and one to watch if you’ve...
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