Celebrity Inspired Hair with Added Oomph

It is fast becoming a trend in modern hair styling to make a bold, introductory statement with your style. With celebrities like Lady Gaga and Amy Winehouse setting high standards for brave, aggressive hair styles, you can follow in their footsteps to make sure that you too stand out from the crowd. Defining your personality [...]

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Water for Elephants – Review

The circus has come to town in this tear-jerking adaptation of Sara Gruen’s bestseller. Amidst a backdrop of the Great Depression, veterinary student Jacob Jankowski (Twilight’s Robert Pattinson) is preparing to sit his final exam and launch into the rest of his life when tragedy strikes; his parents are killed in a car accident, leaving [...]

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules – Review

Fans of the first Wimpy Kid will not be disappointed by this cheeky sequel, slipping sibling rivalry under the microscope with hilarious results. It’s back to middle school for our young hero Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon), who with the new school year, must negotiate a whole new set of trials and tribulations. To make matters [...]

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Interview with the Writer/Director of Monsters, Gareth Edwards!

Gareth Edwards’ is a part of a new generation of Hollywood directors. The 36 year old London boy is paving the way for a surge in low-budget sci-fi films inspired by the likes of George Lucas, Stephen Spielberg and, as I learnt today, Ray Harryhausen. Edwards’ feature debut, Monsters, received critical acclaim and was adored [...]

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Never Let Me Go – Review

From US director Mark Romanek comes a film that dares to explore an age-old truism: is it really better to have loved, and lost, than to have never loved at all? In Never Let Me Go, Kathy, Tommy and Ruth are three unlikely friends, growing up together at Hailsham, what appears to be a run-of-the-mill, [...]

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Top 5 Movie Soundtracks of all time

The late Sidney Lumet wrote in his seminal “Making Movies”, that music will nearly always make a bad film better, but has the power to make a good film great. It can lift poor performances, hide bad-direction and ultimately come to define the film. Now, were not dealing with audio cues and scores, rather, I [...]

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Limitless

Neil Burger’s new thriller Limitless, starring Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro, is about a writer who discovers a new drug allowing him to enhance his mental abilities by increasing his intelligence and improving his focus. The crux of the movie is addiction; the process, the withdrawal and the consequences. Or at least that’s what [...]

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Red Riding Hood – review

The Big Bad Wolf is bigger and badder than ever in Twilight director Catherine Hardwick’s re-imagining of an old classic. ‘Once upon a time,’ we find the picturesque town of Daggerhorn, surrounded by forest and shrouded by fear of a notorious, serial-killing werewolf, whose identity remains a mystery. For beautiful, free-spirited Valerie (Mamma Mia’s Amanda [...]

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Coussins Makes His Mark at the LA Film Festival

The LA International short film festival gets underway for another year in June, bringing with it a swag of entertainment and fun. Each year, more than 15 thousand movie lovers, film-makers an entertainment professionals embark on the event, in search of the hot new talent and upcomers in the industry. The festival boasts an impressive [...]

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The Reef – review

Four young holidaymakers are forced to confront fear of the unknown in The Reef, the latest home-grown horror offering that suggests that perhaps it would be better to not get back into the water.   Luke (Underbelly’s Damian Walshe-Howling) is joined by his former flame Kate (Zoe Naylor), her brother Matt (Gyton Grantley, also of [...]

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