All posts by Paul Klein

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T2 Trainspotting – Review

It’s been twenty years since we saw Ewan McGregor’s former skag addict Mark “Rentboy” Renton make off with 16 grand, and in the meantime him, and the film’s other three main characters have been busy… well the actors anyway. McGregor went off to a galaxy

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Manchester by the Sea – Review

Let’s not play coy, this film is a masterpiece. A work that completely reminds you why there is power in cinema. Kenneth Lonergan’s tour-de-force drama tells the story of Lee Chandler, who’s life is uprooted when his brother, Joe, dies leaving his nephew Patrick in

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Unfair Casting! The Actors Who Might Play President Trump

Something orange this way comes; it’s Trump, of course, we’ve all been Trumped. This year sees President-defect and all round pussy grabber extraordinaire Donald J Trump (the J stands for Asshole, by the way), about to turn the White House into the exclusively white house (though

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La La Land – Review

The modern movie musical is a tough nut to crack, for every Evita there’s a Chicago, every Mamma Mia! there’s a Sweeney Todd, for every Les Miserables there’s a Nine. The movie musical is a hot property when award season comes around, and in recent

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The year ahead in film: what to watch in 2017

The new year has arrived, and so we must rejoice (while stocking up for the oncoming Trump-ocalypse) and look forward to 2017 (Mark Hamill take plenty of vitamins). What we can do, is look at what is coming to a cinema near us (and also

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Assassin’s Creed: Movie Review

It’s usually very satisfying to be able to stand as a lone voice, when the general consensus is one opinion, and proclaim something different. For years comic book films were derided as piffle and bad, until people took them seriously and made actually decent movies.