Tag : Matt Damon

Review: The Martian – A triumph in blockbuster filmmaking

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Legendary director Ridley Scott has been through a weaker patch lately. Once the craftsman behind a whole string of relentless and innovative hits and cult classics including Blade Runner and Gladiator, his recent slew of films have degenerated, becoming plagued with the same Hollywood banality which encumbers too many modern blockbusters; both … Read More

Film | The Monuments Men – Weak wartime comedy drama

5 years ago / 0 comments

Image: Colombia Pictures The Monuments Men is an American war film, telling the true story of a group of art loving European and American men sent into battle to retrieve works of art from the Nazis before their destruction. Directed by and starring George Clooney, accompanied by a stellar cast … Read More

Arts | Freeview Flicks of the Week

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There’s always a wide selection of great films available on Freeview. And seeing as staying in is the new going out, TV presents the ideal opportunity to catch up on what you might have missed in the cinema. Plus, it saves you spending your student loan on DVDs and rentals. … Read More

Film | Elysium – Another Film, Another Planet

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Neill Blomkamp’s feature-film debut, 2009’s District 9, garnered widespread acclaim for blending its science fiction thrills and high-octane action with a serious message about apartheid. Whilst not a straight forward sequel, Elysium is a film very much in the same vein as District 9, allowing Blomkamp to turn his critical … Read More