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Film

Film Review: The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur PG, 101mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by: Lee and Brandon Chapman (aged 5) Imagine if dinosaurs were never made extinct by a large...

Film Review: Bridge of Spies

Bridge of Spies 12A, 141mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by: Ian Duffield STEVEN Spielberg’s deft directing hand falls on the true events surrounding the Cold War exchange...

Film Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 12A, 137mins  Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by: Michelle Norris IT’S the final chapter and a grim end to The Hunger Games series –...

Film Review: The Lady in the Van

The Lady in the Van 12A, 104mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by: Kelly Greenaway BASED on the 1999 stage play by Alan Bennett, The Lady In The...

Game Over

IT’S been three years since the novels by Suzanne Collins were given their silver screen makeover, drawing in record breaking figures at the box...

Film Review: Burnt

Burnt 15, 101mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by: Kayla Hill I'LL admit I hadn’t seen any promotional trailers for Burnt so I had no expectations going into...

Film Review: Suffragette

Suffragette 12A, 106mins Festival Film Rating: 2/5 by: Emily Richardson I was looking forward to seeing this film for a long time, having teared up at...

Film Review: Spectre

Spectre 12A, 148mins Festival Film Rating: 5/5 by: Meghan Watson As a Bond fan myself, since the end credits of Skyfall in 2012 I have patiently been...

Film Review: Pan

Pan PG, 111mins Festival Film Rating: 3/5 by: Holly Braine THE thing I love about Disney recreations is the way the audience leave the cinema feeling like...

Helen Mirren takes on Trumbo

DESPITE playing the role of a gossip columnist in her new film Trumbo, Dame Helen Mirren admits that she has never been a fan...

Film Review: Sicario

Sicario 15, 121mins Festival Film Rating: 3/5 by: Jamie Seddon SICARIO, starring Emily Blunt as FBI agent Kate Macer, is a tense, gritty crime thriller based on...

Film Review: The Martian

The Martian 12A, 114mins Festival Film Rating: 5/5 by: Samantha Willett THE Martian is Ridley Scott’s latest blockbuster and it’s easy to see why it’s being...

Film Review: Miss You Already

Miss You Already 12A, 112mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by: Katherine Watson Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette play two best friends, with lives heading in very different...

Film Review: Everest

Everest 12A, 121mins Festival Film Rating: 2/5 by: Charlene Robinson I HAD high hopes for the adventure story based on the real events of the 1996 Mount Everest...

Film Review: Legend

Legend 18, 131mins Festival Film Rating: 5/5 by: Bethany Braine AN incredible portrayal by Brian Helgeland of the infamous Kray twins, the film Legend tells the story...

Film Review: The Transporter Refuelled

The Transporter Refuelled 15, 96mins Festival Film Rating: 2/5 by: Jenny Brandon THE latest action movie to hit the big screen is The Transporter Refuelled, from the...

Film Review: We Are Your Friends

We Are Your Friends 15, 96mins Festival Film Rating: 3/5 by: Dave Wheeler COLE (Zac Efron) is a small-time DJ looking to the Hollywood Hills to land...

Film Review: Paper Towns

Paper Towns 12A, 109mins Festival Film Rating: 5/5 by: Claire Beadle PAPER Towns is a coming of age story about Quentin (Nat Wolff) and his neighbour Margo...

Film Review: Pixels

Pixels 12A, 106mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by: Stephen Gilligan If you’re a fan of 80’s retro video games and Adam Sandler, then this is the movie...

Film Review: Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four 12A, 100mins Festival Film Rating: 5/5 by: Sarah Wilkinson IF you are looking for a film that pulls at your heart strings, makes you laugh...

Film Review: Inside Out

Inside Out U, 102mins Festival Film Rating: 5/5 by:Holly Knight Ever look at someone and wonder what they are thinking? Well Pixar’s newest film takes you...

Film Review: Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation 12A, 131mins Released: 30 July Rating: 4/5 HANGING off the side of a plane as it hurtles down the runway, speeding along the cliff...

Film Review: Ant-Man

Ant-Man 12A, 117mins Festival Film Rating: 5/5 by: Kerry Siddle THIS is Marvel’s first underdog film when it comes to the ‘Superhero’ universe and it does not...

Film Review: Ted 2

Ted 2 15, 116mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by: Sarah Rushden SETH MacFarlene and Mark Wahlberg return in this sequel to 2012’s Ted. Ted and girlfriend Tami-Lynn...

Film Review: Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys 12A, 126mins Festival Film Rating: 3/5 by: Ian Duffield I’ve been looking forward to the re-boot of the Terminator series and after sitting through the less than...

Film Review: Minions

Minions U, 91mins Festival Film Rating: 4/5 by: Kacey Bushell AFTER the success of the two Despicable Me movies, the Minions are back on the big screen...

Film Review: The Longest Ride

The Longest Ride 12A, 128mins Festival Film Rating: 5/5 by: Emily Power SOPHIA Britt Robertson) is a college student, who begins dating Luke (Scott Eastwood) however is...

One in a Minion movie event at Empire Cinemas Basildon

HAVE you ever wanted to meet a Minion? Well you’re in luck because next weekend Minion madness is taking over Basildon as the new...

Film Review: Jurassic World

Jurassic World 12A, 125mins Festival Film Rating: 5/5 by: Meghan Watson CREATING a sequel to such a classic over 20 years later runs the risk of tarnishing...

New IMAX screen roars to life at Empire Basildon

FOR years, if you wanted to experience the latest blockbuster on an IMAX screen, you’d need to travel into London, but not anymore. Last night,...
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