Film review: LOVE, THE COOPERS, from ‘Built For Speed’

In 2005 Love Actually set the benchmark for rom-coms featuring a large sprawling cast of name actors playing characters whose personal and professional lives intertwine in a quirky, amusing and sometimes bittersweet fashion. Love Actually was also a Christmas movie and successfully infused its romantic tales with the elation and pain of Christmas. Love, The Coopers attempts something similar with

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Film review: LOVELACE, from Built For Speed

Lovelace dramatises the life of Linda Boreman better known as Linda Lovelace who achieved notoriety as the star of iconic 1970’s porno movie Deep Throat and later became a prominent feminist and anti-porn campaigner.  Focusing mainly on the events surrounding the release of Deep Throat, Lovelace is a well-made but ultimately unsatisfying drama that skates across the surface of Linda’s

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Film review: EPIC, from Built For Speed

Epic, the latest big-budget animated adventure from Blue Sky studios which gave us the Ice Age films among others, is based on William Joyce’s book The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs. In a storyline that may prove confusing for littlies, Mary Katherine or MK (Amanda Seyfried) returns to her family home to visit her ultra-nerdy scientist dad (Jason

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