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REVIEW: TAKEN 2 (2012)

Dir. Olivier Megaton, France, 91 mins, rated 12A Cast: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Rade Serbedzija The first Taken was a relatively low-budget action gem that helped establish Liam Neeson’s credibility as an action movie star. In it, Neeson plays Bryan Mills, ex-CIA agent turned overly-protective father, a man with a cool leather jacket [...]

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OTTWAY’S FATHER’S POEM FROM THE GREY (2012)

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THE LEAGUE OF EVIL EXES FROM SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD

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RECORDS FROM SHAUN’S COLLECTION FEATURED IN SHAUN OF THE DEAD

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REVIEW: AVENGERS ASSEMBLE (2012)

Dir. Joss Whedon, USA, 142 mins, rated 12A Cast: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner Believe the hype, Avengers Assemble is one of the greatest comic book movies ever and certainly the most unashamedly fun. The ultimate superhero team-up has finally hit our cinema screens; the culmination of [...]

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REVIEW: THE CABIN IN THE WOODS (2012)

Dir. Drew Goddard, USA, 95 mins, rated 15 Starring: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams  [Seems an odd way to begin a film review by suggesting that you, the reader, not read it before you see the film. But it’s only fair, it’s how I saw The Cabin In The Woods, [...]

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SOME MOVIE TITLES FEATURING THE NAMES OF LONDON UNDERGROUND LINES

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THE AVENGERS

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A GUIDE TO PRONOUNCING ACTORS’ NAMES

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