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Get the Holy Water it’s ‘The Conjuring 2’ : Freaky Fridays

Get yourself a rosary and some holy water, our favourite ghost busting, demon destroying couple is back in ‘The Conjuring 2’. The film is focused on the Enfield cases, on the most infamous cases of a Poltergeist haunting, that occurred between 1977 and 1979. The family consisted of a single mother, and her four children, who… Continue reading Get the Holy Water it’s ‘The Conjuring 2’ : Freaky Fridays

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Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Disappointment

A friend I hadn’t seen for a while had won premiere tickets to the I-Max screening of ‘Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice’. I’ve never been a big DC fan, but figured, what the heck –  I might as well go. We got a snazzy picture snapped, a goodies bag and then headed into the… Continue reading Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Disappointment

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‘Brooklyn’: One big step back for Female characters

I’m in my movie seat full of anticipation. I have my coke on the left and a box of popcorn strategically cradled in my right arm. I am so so ready for the film which has seemed to be marketed as the romantic masterpiece of the year. The academy award nominations had me fooled, the… Continue reading ‘Brooklyn’: One big step back for Female characters

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‘The Dressmaker’: Revenge is a dish best served with flair

With an opening line of “I’m back, you bastards” I knew this film was going to shape into something great. The film is set in a rural 1950s Australia town named ‘Dungatar’ . Myrtle Dunnage (played by Kate Winslet) returns back to the town, after years of living as a high fashion designer and travelling… Continue reading ‘The Dressmaker’: Revenge is a dish best served with flair

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Secret In Their Eyes – Original vs. Remake

The 2015 film ‘Secret in Their Eyes’ is based off the Argentinian film of the same name. However, in comparison, the 2015 American re-make falls short of making the mark. The American film features a team of FBI agents in the Counter Terrorism unit, a year after the 9/11 attacks. A murdered body is found… Continue reading Secret In Their Eyes – Original vs. Remake

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Aussie Horror Films to check out on Halloween

It’s getting closer and closer to that special spooky day, so I figured why not type up a quick recommendation on some Australian horror films I’ve watched. Hope you enjoy them! I won’t be giving these a proper rating, but I’ll give them a scare and gore rating Spook-o-meter: Ranges from 0 (Simpsons Treehouse of Horror… Continue reading Aussie Horror Films to check out on Halloween

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Crimson Peak or what I like to call ‘Mother Knows Best’

Crimson Peak opens with a young Edith Cushing narrating the first time she saw a ghost – her mother’s. The dark disfigured ghost offers a menacing warning to the young girl “Beware of Crimson Peak”. But what does Edith (Mia Wasikowska) do 14 years later? Yep, you guessed it! She heads off to Crimson Peas with… Continue reading Crimson Peak or what I like to call ‘Mother Knows Best’

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Why I felt ‘Burnt’ watching Bradley Cooper’s new film

I just got home from watching Bradley Cooper’s new film ‘Burnt’, directed by John Wells. It follows Adam Jones as he tries to rebuild his life and reputation, three years after destroying his life in a high-end restaurant in Paris due to number of addictions. With the help of old friends and some new, he… Continue reading Why I felt ‘Burnt’ watching Bradley Cooper’s new film