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Interstellar dir. by

Some time in the near future a blight hits earth. At first it hits the wheat and then spreads to…

The Dark Knight Rises [based on characters created] by dir. by

Before this review begins, I’d like to just wish everyone affected by the attack in Colorado the very best. I…

Alice in Wonderland dir. by

Ever since I saw the trailer for this with the wonderful character design I wanted to see it. Plus, Wonderland as seen through Tim Burton’s eyes! And Johnny Depp! And the fact that it is 3D. Of course with all those positives there was always the chance for expectations being far too high and the film itself being a disappointment.

This isn’t really an adaptation of Carroll’s book, instead we have a 19 year old Alice, and all the characters in Wonderland, or the Underland, are wondering if she is the right Alice, especially as she doesn’t seem to remember being there before. They need Alice to be their champion and fight the jabberwock and so defeat the Red Queen. But if she isn’t the Real Alice can she do it?

Becoming Jane dir. by

There really isn’t all that much to this film, which is loosely based on the life of Jane Austen, it…

The Devil Wears Prada [based on book] by dir. by

I’d heard some fairly decent things about this film, and the trailer made it seem like good fun, but all…

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