Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: Film Review

Like everyone else, I was surprised how much I liked the first Guardians of the Galaxy and it did so well against low expectations. The problem with the sequel, like all follow-ups, was that it had pressure to be better, or at least as good as, its predecessor, which is something Vol.2 didn’t manage to achieve.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 European premiere: My pics

 

On Monday night, the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 came to London to premiere to movie at the Hammersmith Apollo, which is traditionally a music venue. It was an odd choice and like no premiere I’ve ever seen, for better or worse, but I took plenty of pictures of it all to show you.

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Deepwater Horizon: Film Review

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It’s hard to believe this happened five years ago but I’m sure we all remember reading about the massive explosion at an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico and its devastating impact on the environment. Despite it being thought to be the largest marine oil spill in history, I never knew the name of the rig or anything about its explosion or those who died so new disaster movie Deepwater Horizon sheds light on that side of the story and gives us a blockbuster-style retelling of what went down.

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Top Films for September

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How is it September already?! I can’t believe it’s here but there is an impressive slate of films heading your way this month, so I had to expand my usual five-six recommendations to eight and I could have even included more. There is THAT much cool stuff coming up.

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The Hateful Eight: Film Review

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The Hateful Eight leaked online ages ago, but I resisted temptation to watch it because I think Quentin Tarantino deserves my cinema money and this is so much better on the big screen. I also think it’s more enjoyable in the cinema, where you can fully concentrate on the long, dialogue-heavy Western and get wrapped up in it as events dramatically unfold like a play.

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Top Films for January

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A new month and year is rapidly approaching and January brings with it an amazing selection of new films. The month always seems to be filled with stellar movies and Oscar bait and this one is no exception. We also have a lot of movies that have been out in the US for a while so I can’t wait to finally see them. Here are my picks:

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