Film Review: Exodus – Gods and Kings

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Directed by Ridley Scott, Exodus: Gods and Kings tells the epic biblical adventure of the defiant leader Moses (Christian Bale) and his daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Finding out that he is not the son of a King he was raised to believe he was, Moses is asked by God to rise up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses (Joel Edgerton), setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

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Film Review: A Long Way Down

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Based on Nick Hornby‘s dark comedy novel and directed by Pascal Chaumeil, A Long Way Down follows a disillusioned quartet of strangers – disgraced TV presenter Martin (Pierce Brosnan), stroppy teen Jess (Imogen Poots), wannabe rockstar J.J. (Aaron Paul) and isolated single mother Maureen (Toni Collette) – who unintentionally meet on New Year’s Eve, each with the intention to end their lives. When the four mutually agree to call off their plans for six weeks, agreeing to wait it out until Valentine’s Day, the unconventional, surrogate family become a media sensation, as the Topper House Four search together for a reason to keep on living.

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead & Aaron Paul Get ‘Smashed’ In New Trailer

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Debuting at Sundance earlier this year, coming away with an award in hand and a substantial level of critical acclaim, and screened at TIFF last week, we have the first trailer for James Ponsoldt’s Smashed.

Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World) and Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad) as the leading duo, the film follows married couple Kate and Charlie, whose marriage thrives on a shared fondness for music, laughter, and getting smashed.

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