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Preview: Sherlock Gnomes (2018)

Starring: Emily Blunt, James McAvoy, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith, Johnny Depp, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mary J Blige Director: John Stevenson The garden gnomes are back, in this follow up to Gnomeo and Juliet (2011). When their owners move to London, Gnomeo (McAvoy) and Juliet (Blunt) find themselves put in charge of a new garden that needs… Continue reading Preview: Sherlock Gnomes (2018)

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Film Reviews

A Quiet Place (2018)

(This review may contain spoilers)

In rural America, the Abbott family try to survive in the aftermath of an invasion by strange creatures that hunt by sound. If you make a sound, they hear you and they hunt you with an incredible strength and speed. Survival is not easy. With one deaf child struggling, and another child on the way, is silence really possible? Can they survive?

It’s an incredible idea for a film, and with Emily Blunt and John Krasinski in the lead roles as the parents of the family, it seems like a sure fire winner. But sadly, it doesn’t deliver.

The film suffers from a few key problems of which horror films are prone, but the key issue is that it’s fairly slow and lurches from one situation to another, as though you’re watching a list of situations that someone has come up with in a room…

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The Girl On The Train (2016)

Starring: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson Director: Tate Taylor Three women who all have issues around babies, find themselves linked when Rachel (Blunt), an obsessive and alcoholic, thinks she might be involved in a missing persons case. Rachel is unable to have children, which drove her to drinking and drove her husband into the… Continue reading The Girl On The Train (2016)

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Sicario (2015)

"An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by an elected government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico."  - IMDB Genre: Action/Crime Starring: Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro. Directed: Denis Villeneuve This film has a really strong opening, and maintains this level of… Continue reading Sicario (2015)

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Film Review: Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Logline: An officer who has never seen combat is forced into a suicide mission against an alien race that has attacked Earth. When he is killed, he finds himself waking up over and over again to live out the same battle. Genre: Science Fiction Director: Doug Liman Starring: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt I love a… Continue reading Film Review: Edge of Tomorrow (2014)