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REVIEW: Crimson Peak
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REVIEW: Crimson Peak

This review contains spoilers! - YouTube.com/FilmGob — In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds... and remembers.

REVIEW: Sicario
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REVIEW: Sicario

Spoilers ahead, video review at Youtube.com/FilmGob — An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.

REVIEW: The Martian
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REVIEW: The Martian

This review contains spoilers! Youtube.com/FilmGob — During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to survive and return to Earth.

REVIEW: Legend
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REVIEW: Legend

This review contains spoilers! — Legend is the true story of twin brother gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray, notorious criminals who built an organised crime empire in the East End of London during the 1960s.

REVIEW: Straight Outta Compton
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REVIEW: Straight Outta Compton

YouTube.com/FilmGob - This review contains spoilers! — Emerging from Compton, Los Angeles in the mid-1980s, NWA revolutionised rap culture with their music and tales about life on the streets. This biopic, directed by F. Gary Gray, is more relevant today than ever. Black artists expressing themselves in a time of police brutality, harassment, media spin, social unrest, it's scary how it all mirrors recent events. It's not all a sociopolitical commentary though, it's about the art of young men who dreamt of bigger things, the early days of laying down beats in the bedroom, the first gig, the recording sessions. And then the fame and fortune, the sex and drugs, the threats and violence.

REVIEW: The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
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REVIEW: The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

This review contains NO spoilers. — Set during The Cold War of the early 1960s, CIA agent Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill) is tasked to find the daughter (Alicia Vikander) of a missing scientist. While escaping with her, he runs into KGB agent Ilya Kuryakin (Armie Hammer). On returning to West Germany, we learn the CIA and KGB are joining forces, meaning Solo and Kuryakin must team up for a joint mission against a mysterious criminal organization.

REVIEW: The Gift
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REVIEW: The Gift

This review contains spoilers. — A married couple's lives are thrown into a harrowing tailspin when an acquaintance from the husband's past brings a horrifying secret to light after more than 20 years.

REVIEW: Fantastic Four
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REVIEW: Fantastic Four

This review contains spoilers! — Directed by Josh Trank, 'Fantastic Four' is a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel's superhero team. It centers on four young outsiders who travel to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

REVIEW: Spy
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REVIEW: Spy

This review contains spoilers! — 'Spy' is the first Melissa McCarthy film i’ve seen, and without doubt it will definitely be the last. It's written and directed by Paul Feig, whose works i also plan to avoid in future. Let me explain...

REVIEW: Terminator Genisys
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REVIEW: Terminator Genisys

This review contains spoilers! — John Connor sends Kyle Reese back in time to protect Sarah Connor, but when he arrives in 1984, nothing is as he expected it to be. The events in Genisys act as a ripple across an alternate universe. What if Skynet got to John Connor? What if a T800 saved a younger Sarah Connor? What if Judgement Day took place in 2017 instead of 1997? Yes there will be plot holes, but lets go with it!

REVIEW: Jurassic World
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REVIEW: Jurassic World

This review contains spoilers! — 22 years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World. Billionaire John Hammond's vision is realised of a safari park families can visit just like Sea World. All is well at first but the ambitions of the park director (Bryce Dallas Howard) and CEO (Irfan Khan) backfire as their lab designed hybrid, Indominus Rex, escapes. It's then up to an ex Navy SEAL (Chris Pratt) and his trained velociraptors to bring down the savage beast. Pratt's colleague (Vincent D'Onofrio) sees the potential in weaponised raptors for military needs. Meanwhile, Howard's two nephews need to survive and make their way back to safety.

REVIEW: Mad Max Fury Road
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REVIEW: Mad Max Fury Road

This review contains spoilers! — Flesh and metal collide in the part sequel, part reboot, post apocalyptic, no holds barred Mad Max: Fury Road. 70 year old director George Miller returns to the franchise he created, 30 years after the last outing. This time with Tom Hardy as Max Rockatansky and Charlize Theron as Imperator Furiosa, two rebels trying to survive in a desert landscape of lost humanity.

REVIEW: Ant-Man
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REVIEW: Ant-Man

This review contains spoilers! — Finally, Marvel's 'Ant-Man' has arrived, after what seems like a lifetime of promises and troubled development. More a low key and scaled down outing compared to 'Age of Ultron', it commits to a restrained approach, as it should, being an origin story centred around a heist concept.