Reviews

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    RELEASE DATE: 29th August 2014 RATING:  PG 13 GENRE: Action-comedy, drama STARRING: Pallance Dladla, Thishiwe Ziqubu, Israel Makoe, Jerry Mofokeng, Pake Sedwala DIRECTOR: Zee Ntuli WRITERS: Zee Ntuli and T.T Sibisi PRODUCERS: Helena Spring and Junaid Ahmed OFFICIAL WEBSITE: https://www.facebook.com/hardtogetmovie     FIRST THOUGHTS Another gangster focused South African movie, but this is surprisingly bold, sexual, comical […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 22 August  2014 RATING: 7-9 PG GENRE: Comedy, Drama STARRING: Helen Mirren,Juhi Chawla,Manish Dayal,Om Puri,Rohan Chand, Amit Shah,Charlotte Le Bon RUNNING TIME: 118 Minutes DIRECTOR: Lasse Hallstrom WRITERS: Steven Knight PRODUCER: Juliet Blake,Oprah Winfrey,Steven Spielberg PRODUCTION BUGDET: $25 Million OFFICIAL WEBSITE: www.100footjourneymovie.com FIRST THOUGHTS The film explores the magnitude of culinary dynamics through French and South Asian heritage. WHAT GOES DOWN An […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 22August  2014 RATING: 16 LN GENRE: Comedy, Drama STARRING: Emmanuelle Seigner,Mathieu Amalric  RUNNING TIME: 96 Minutes DIRECTOR: Roman Polanski WRITERS: Roman Polanski, David Ives PRODUCER: Alain Sarde,Robert Benmussa    FIRST THOUGHTS Well let me put it like this, it’s a French play adapted for film by Roman Polanski which only leads me into creating a portmanteau from awesome and fantastic […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 22 August 2014 RATING:  16 LNSD GENRE: Comedy STARRING: Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Rob Corddry, Ellie Kemper, Rob Lowe RUNNING TIME: 94 Minutes DIRECTOR: Jake Kasden WRITERS: Kate Angelo (screenplay) PRODUCER: Todd Black Jason Blumenthal  Steve Tisch PRODUCTION BUDGET:$40 Million     FIRST THOUGHTS When I heard that I was going to watch “Sex Tape” I said […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 15 August 2014 RATING: 16 L RUNNING TIME: 134 Minutes GENRE: Musical, Drama STARRING: Christopher Walken,Eric Bergen,John Lloyd Young,Michael Lomenda,Vincent Piazza DIRECTOR: Clint Eastwood WRITER:  Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice PRODUCERS: Graham King,Robert Lorenz  PRODUCTION BUDGET: $40 Million OFFICIAL WEBSITE: www.jerseyboysmovie.com/   FIRST THOUGHTS After watching the trailer I had already established that the film would be a biographical musical drama, so I had to […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 8 August 2014 RATING: 13 LD RUNNING TIME: 115 Minutes GENRE: Comedy, Drama STARRING: Amy Sedaris,Bobby Cannavale,Dustin Hoffman,Emjay Anthony,Jon Favreau,Oliver Platt,Robert Downey Jr,Scarlett Johansson,Sofia Vergara DIRECTOR: Jon Favreaux WRITER: Jon Favreaux PRODUCERS: Karen Gilchrist,Sergei Bespalov PRODUCTION BUDGET: N/A OFFICIAL WEBSITE: www.chefthefilm.com    FIRST THOUGHTS Honestly, all I could think about was how I should be stuffing my face to sickness before the […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 8 August 2014 RATING: 13 V RUNNING TIME: 98 Minutes GENRE: Fantasy STARRING: Dwayne Johnson,Ian McShane,John Hurt,Joseph Fiennes,Rebecka Ferguson,Rufus Sewell DIRECTOR: Brett Ratner WRITER: Ryan J. Condal, Evan Spiliotopoulos PRODUCERS: Barry Levine,Beau Flynn,Gary Barber,Jonathan Glickman,Peter Berg,Roger Birnbaum,Sarah Aubrey PRODUCTION BUDGET: $100 Million OFFICIAL WEBSITE: www.mightyhercules.com   FIRST THOUGHTS Brett Ratner’s Hercules is a snappy-paced film which thankfully doesn’t take itself too seriously, it’s fun […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 1 August 2014 RATING: PG GENRE: Action,Sci-Fi RUNNING TIME: 121 Mins CAST: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana,Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel  DIRECTOR: James Gunn WRITERS: James Gunn PRODUCERS:  Kevin Feige OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://marvel.com/guardians       FIRST THOUGHTS The film is definitely strong, exciting and fun but too much of its aesthetic candy features made it drop in the maturity levels. WHAT GOES DOWN Based […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 25 July 2014 RATING: 13 L RUNNING TIME: 93 Minutes GENRE: British Drama/Comedy STARRING: Jim Broadbent, Lindsay Duncan, Jeff Goldblum DIRECTOR: Roger Michell WRITER: Hanif Kureishi PRODUCERS: Kevin Loader PRODUCTION BUDGET: N/A OFFICIAL WEBSITE: NA   FIRST THOUGHTS I have no idea whether these people were madly in love or just mad, or […]

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    RELEASE DATE: 1 August 2014 RATING: PG GENRE: Comedy, Drama RUNNING TIME: TBA CAST: Ashley Greene,Jim Parsons,Joey King,Josh Gad,Kate Hudson,Mandy Patinkin,Zach Braff DIRECTOR: Zach Braff WRITERS: Zach Braff PRODUCERS:  Michael Shamberg,Stacey Sher OFFICIAL WEBSITE:http: http://wishiwasheremovie.com/     FIRST THOUGHTS The film is almost an inspiring picture but is denied this feat with its use of over-the-top dry Jewish jokes and useless […]

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