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You win, CTates, you win…

3SR: CTates can be my protection detail any time… words I never thought I’d say, ever. Starring: Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, James Woods, Richard Jenkins Directed by Roland Emmerich Written by James Vanderbilt  Action, drama, thriller. 2hr 11mins. M for violence and offensive language. ***1/2 OK, Channing Tatum, you win. After watching White […]

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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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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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Rise of the rotten utopia

3SR: Sumptuous world building and a paper thing story can’t disguise the brutal metaphor behind Elysium – there’s something rotten in paradise, and it’s us. Elysium Starring: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga Written and directed by Neill Blomkamp Action, drama, science fiction, thriller. 1hr 49mins. R16 for violence and offensive language ***1/2 […]

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Brassy caper on the shallow side

3SR: Now You See Me escapes mediocrity with some deft slight of hand and excellent misdirection by a stellar cast. Now You See Me Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Melanie Laurent and Dave Franco. Directed by Louis Leterrier. Written by Ed Solomon, Boaz Yakin and Edward Ricourt. Thriller, 1hr 55mins. Rated […]

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