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50 Shades Darker: the unusual reason why I won’t be watching this topical cult movie

The sequel for 50 Shades Darker is being released this week and while many women will be flocking to the cinema to watch it, I will not be one of them. The 50 Shades franchise has been surrounded by controversy especially in relation to the concern regarding promoting violence against women. This is not the main reason I won’t be attending the cinema to watch it. The real reason is the noise. I don’t mean weird erotic noises coming from the ...
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The best Super Bowl ads for 2017 you have to watch

The annual event of the Super Bowl not only brings the best American football teams together but also the best entertainment.  My favourite part of the Super Bowl is the brilliant Super Bowl ads that are released during the game. The ads are expensive. It was reported this year to have cost 5 million for a one-minute advert this year. All the ads demonstrate different themes. Kia, T-Mobile and Squarespace went with the funnier side to ads. Audi, Budweiser and ...
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February: What to watch in the cinema and on Netflix

As awards season is calming down, there is still a few late award season stragglers in the cinema this month. Also coming to Netflix in February is some old favorites including Superbad (2007), The Blair Witch Project (1999), The Nightmare before Christmas (1993), Magic Mike (2012),  and Contact (1997) Here are my favorites in the cinema and on Netflix for February CINEMA 3rd February – Gold Starring Matthew McConaughey, this movie is about two Americans who set off to Indonesia in search ...
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La La Land: How this movie broke my heart into pieces

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This week I took a spontaneous trip to the cinema to see La La Land. (Well I don’t know really if you can call it a spontaneous trip when I go nearly every week but anyway). This movie has been getting rave reviews and won the most golden globes for a single movie ever. Needless to say I was curious to see more. The Plot This movie is set in modern-day life around two struggling artists. Emma Stone plays the ...
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Live by Night: one of the best prohibition genre movies

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This week I got to go to the Irish Premiere screening of Live by Night in the Savoy cinema in Dublin The Plot Live by night is set in the 1920s era in Boston when prohibition is in high swing. Joe Coughlin (Ben Affleck) is a war veteran and the son of a police officer (Played by Brendan Gleeson). He decides to turn to an Italian mobster to get revenge on an Irish mob boss.  Coughlin moves to Florida to set ...
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Silence: Not quite the movie I was expecting

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This week I eagerly went to the cinema to see Martin Scorsese’s movie Silence. Apparently, this movie has been in the making for several years and it is clear to see the director self-indulged quite a bit when making this movie. Plot Word is brought from merchants that (Liam Neeson) Father Ferreira, a priest who renounced his faith in Japan where he was spreading the word of God. Two students of  Father Ferreira set off on a quest to discover his ...
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Passengers (2016) : Movie Review

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This week I got to see Passengers the movie starring Jenifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt The Plot Earth has now become overcrowded resulting in some of the human race opting to live on another planet far away from Earth. Jim (Chris Pratt) is one of the passengers on board a ship travelling to a far off planet. After a meteor shower hits the ship, Jim wakes up 30 years into a 120-year journey to another planet. What I think of ...