Film Review: Logan

The tenth film in the X-Men film series and the third and final instalment in the Wolverine trilogy, Logan, directed by James Mangold, is set in 2029 in alternate bleak future where mutants are nearly all gone, as it follows an aged and isolated Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) and his only companions, the outcast Caliban (Stephen Merchant) and an extremely ill Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart) whose singular mind is plagued by worsening seizures. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy abruptly end when a mysterious woman appears with an urgent request: that Logan shepherd an extraordinary young mutant girl, Laura (Dafne Keen), to safety, as they must escape the capture of the villainous Reavers, led by Donald Pierce (Boyd Holbrook) and Zander Rice (Richard E. Grant).

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Funny New Trailer for ‘I Give It A Year’

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From the director and producer of many of Sacha Baron Cohen’s alter-ego’s work, this week we have a new trailer for Dan Mazer’s feature directorial debut, with the British rom-com I Give It A Year.

Starring Rose Byrne (Bridesmaids) and Rafe Spall (Anonymous) in the leads, the film focuses on a mismatched couple as they struggle to survive their first year of marriage.

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Film Review: Cemetery Junction

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From the directors of The Office and Extras, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant have written and directed an outstanding film. Based in Reading in the 1970’s, the film follows three young lads growing up in a dull town, all wanting more from life. Through these three main characters, we are shown a huge difference in their upbringings, lifestyles and, therefore, aspirations in life. Although they all want the same thing, each is tackling life in their own individual way. We start to understand the reasoning behind these differences in beliefs and efforts as the film begins to shape contrasting lifestyles around them.

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