“Get Hard” follows James King (Will Ferrell), an extremely wealthy hedge fund manager who is engaged to his gold-digging fiancée Alissa (Alison Brie). During their engagement party, James is arrested by cops for fraud and embezzlement, before behind found guilty of his crimes and sentenced to ten years at a high security prison.Continue Reading "Review: Get Hard"
“It Follows” focuses on 19-year-old Jay (Maika Monroe) who, after a seemingly innocent sexual encounter, finds herself plagued by strange visions and the inescapable sense that someone or something is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay and her friends must find a way to escape the horrors that are only ever a few steps behind.Continue Reading "Review: It Follows"
“There are three types of people in the world,” Wayne Kyle tells his son across the dinner table, “sheep, wolves and sheepdogs.” In this scenario, Chris Kyle is a sheepdog, having become one of the most accomplished marksmen in US military history. Chris recorded his extraordinary experiences in a series of memoirs, which have received a Hollywood makeover in “American Sniper”.Continue Reading "Review: American Sniper"
50 years ago, Martin Luther King led a history-changing campaign to secure equal voting rights via a march from Selma to Montgomery. This culminated in President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Based on these events, Ava DuVernay’s “Selma” is a strong reminder of America’s tormented racial history and how far society has come over the last half a century.Continue Reading "Review: Selma"
Over the years, cinemas have seen many enhancements in order to provide an improved experience, such as the implementation of digital technology and 3D glasses. However, one development that has been the subject of much controversy in recent months is the introduction of allocated seating at Cineworld cinemas.Continue Reading "Allocated seating at cinemas: the pros and cons"