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FILM REVIEW – Gravity (IMAX 3D)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Gravity is a science fiction action thriller/drama directed by Alfonso Cuarón (Children of Men). Sandra Bullock stars as Dr. Ryan Stone, a mission specialist who finds herself lost in space after the mid-orbit destruction of the Space Shuttle Explorer. With oxygen running out and a deadly chain reaction of space debris orbiting every 90 minutes, Dr. Stone must work with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski (George Clooney) to overcome extreme adversity and return to Earth.

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FILM REVIEW – Up In The Air

By Marty Mulrooney

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I have always been a huge George Clooney fan, even if I haven’t loved every single film he has been in. I just find him a class act, that rare breed of actor that nearly died out in Hollywood years ago. A suit wearing charmer that would struggle in certain roles for being almost too perfect, yet who manages to embody the affluent American gentleman perfectly. He is an analogue watch in a digital age, but to be fair he pulls it off really, really well. So is Up In The Air one of his blockbusters, or another of his riskier indie projects? Surprisingly, this may actually be the film to successfully straddle between the two…

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FILM REVIEW – Fantastic Mr Fox

By Marty Mulrooney

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It is pretty safe to say that Roald Dahl was one of the authors that sold me on reading as a young boy. Fans of Dahl will also undoubtedly know of Quentin Blake, an artist who was brilliant at perfectly capturing what Dahl had written with his superb illustrations. It was, and still very much is, a match made in heaven. A quite British match made in heaven. Continue reading

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