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FILM REVIEW – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

By Marty Mulrooney

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – once again written and directed by James Gunn, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures –  is the sequel to the critically and commercially successful comedy/science fiction/superhero film Guardians of the Galaxy (2014).  In this much-anticipated follow-up, the Guardians must stand beside Peter Quill as he finally discovers who his father is. Meanwhile, the team is being hunted by a race of golden-skinned, genetically-engineered beings known as the Sovereigns, who become furious after Rocket steals some batteries from them…

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FILM REVIEW – The Place Beyond The Pines

By Marty Mulrooney

The Place Beyond The Pines

The Place Beyond The Pines is a drama directed by Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine). The film stars Ryan Gosling as Luke Glanton, a motorcycle stuntman who turns to a life of crime in order to support his family, and Bradley Cooper as Avery Cross, a policeman who makes a split-second decision that will change his life forever.

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FILM REVIEW – The A-Team

By Marty Mulrooney

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The A-Team is a 2010 cinematic remake of the hit 1980’s TV show of the same name, which of course famously starred Mr. T (Rocky 3). For those unfamiliar with the source material, the ‘A-Team’ were a group of ex-United States Army Special Forces, wanted for a crime they didn’t commit. Running for a total of 98 episodes, the original show was popular for its cartoon-like violence and formulaic tendencies. Hollywood film execs obviously thought this cult show would translate well to a modern audience with this high-gloss remake. They were wrong.

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