The need for speed

3SR: A joy for the speed junkies, Golden God Hemsworth embodies the archetypal 70 playboy as Formula One star James Hunt in Rush, but it’s the tale of Lauda’s determination that makes the film. Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Brühl and Olivia Wilde Directed by Ron Howard Written by Peter Morgan Biography, drama, sport, true story. […]

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3 Second review: The Conjuring

The Conjuring ★★★.5  (Directed by James Wan) Western horror cinema has suffered from a bad case of constipation lately. Backed up by teen focused splatter films, with just a trickle of grown up indie fare making it past the stinky backlog, it seemed like the genre – at least as far as mainstream – couldn’t loosen […]

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Feel that mortality

3SR: I know you’re desperate for some solid urban fantasy, I know.  But whatever you do, do not see this terrible film. Mortal Instruments Starring: Lena Headey, Lily Collins, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jamie Campbell Bower, Aidan Turner, Kevin Zegers, Jemima West Directed by Harald Zwart Written by Jessica Postigo, based on the novel by Cassandra […]

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Living legend takes on legendary play

3SR: A Streetcar Named Desire comes to a glorious stop at Fisherman’s Wharf. Give everyone in this film an Oscar immediately. Blue JasmineStarring: Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Peter Sarsgaard, Sally Hawkins, Andrew Dice Clay. Written and directed by Woody Allen.Comedy, drama. 1hr 38mins. M for offensive language.**** Two American classics collide in Blue Jasmine, Woody […]

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