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Mandela’s long walk still inspires

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom ★★★★ (Directed by Justin Chadwick) A true life-lesson in rising above oppression with a compassionate heart. Starring: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Mark Elderkin, Robert Hobbs, Theo Landey and Grant Swanby Written by William Nicholson, based on the autobiography Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela. Biography, drama, true story. 2hr 27mins. M for violence and offensive language. […]

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Three Second Review: Filth

Filth (2013, Directed by Jon S. Baird) ★★★★ Based on the relentlessly grotty novel by Irving Welsh, Filth earns its title (and it’s R18 sticker) in every imaginable way. Following the unscrupulous fortunes and lascivious passions of rotten Edinburgh cop Bruce Robertson (James McAvoy), you’ll see things you cannot unsee. And possibly need a hot […]

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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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Caped teens deliver morals with a kick

3SR: Raucous, ultra violent fun as teen superhero Hit Girl faces her most evil enemy yet – the US High School system. Kick-Ass 2 Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloe Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jim Carrey Directed by Jeff Wadlow Written by Jeff Wadlow from the comics by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. Action, comedy, thriller. […]

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