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Day: 22 October 2014

Film Review: ‘Jimi: All Is By My Side’

★★☆☆☆ John Ridley’s Hendrix biopic Jimi: All Is By My Side (2013) is an intriguing shambles of a film. Denied rights by the Hendrix estate, the film looked doomed from the get go. This legal imposition […]

Film Review: ‘The Book of Life’

★★☆☆☆ Experienced animator Jorge R. Gutierrez teams up with fan-favourite producer Guillermo Del Toro for his directorial debut The Book of Life (2014), a visually dazzling but regrettably stale spin on the colourful Mexican holiday, Day […]

Film Review: ‘The Babadook’

★★★★☆ Since Australian director Jennifer Kent’s debut feature, The Babadook (2014) premièred at this year’s Sundance Film Festival there has been a tremendous hubbub of excitement from both critical and horror circles . Much like Stanley […]