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Mary and the Witch’s Flower

Mary and the Witch’s Flower was such a beautiful movie.  The music, animation and characters were near perfect. Have you seen the enchanting previews shared on social media? If you like the feel of it, you’re going to love the movie. Mary is an insecure and clumsy child who moved to live at her ...

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Great

Pitch Perfect 3

Get ready Pitches! The Barden Bellas are back in the rocking finale to the Pitch Perfect trilogy. The girls have moved in different directions since college and their monumental win at the World Championships but their adult lives aren’t quite living up to expectations. When they’re given the opportunity to...

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Good

Daddy’s Home 2

At this time of year my wife and I usually search for classic Christmas movies to watch, but at this stage we’ll click wherever the sacred Christmas algorithms direct us. This is how we came across the first Daddy’s Home a couple of weeks ago, completely unaware, then, of how soon humanity would be privileg...

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Great

Psycho Pass – Complete Collection

Psycho-Pass is a dystopian crime thriller set in the year 2112. While the rest of the world has fallen into disarray, Japan has maintained a state of safety and happiness thanks to the Sybil System, a near omnipotent AI entity. The Sybil System conducts “cymatic scans” of the population to analyse individua...

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Great

The Disaster Artist

What is art? Can it be defined? These were questions that were asked of us in the first week at film school. Could Hitchcock or Kubrick or Coppola or Scott or Tarantino have produced such glorious masterpieces without the influence of those who came before them? Probably not. Another question that was asked...

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Great

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Going into this, my husband and I were musing about The Rock’s recent career in movies that we would never see. “The Rock in yet another remake,” said Husband. ” I guess they needed a stereotypical buff guy,” I replied. I have never been so glad to be wrong about Dwayne Johnson...

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Edifier G4 Gaming Headset: a little bit sexy

Okay, I admit that branding can be a point of pride for many gamers. But while I’d like to think of myself as a SteelSeries gal, I’m really just an indiscriminate gadget freak.  So it was with some guilt and excitement that I put my trusty Arctis 7 aside and donned Edifier’s G4 headset for...

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Experience this

Your Name (Kimi no na wa)

  “The braided cords that we make are the god’s art and represent the flow of time itself. They converge and take shape. They twist, tangle, sometimes unravel, break, and then connect again.” Mitsuha Miyamizu is a teenage girl from a small mountain town. She’s mild-mannered and dutiful to the rit...

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Flippin' great

Erased Volume 2

Determined not to let things end the way they have, Satoru returns to 1988. With Kenya’s assistance, he puts a plan in place to save Kayo from both the killer and the abuse she faces at home, The game of cat and mouse between Satoru and the killer continues, as the killer draws ever closer… Because I&...

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Could do without

Justice League: A 300 million dollar disappointment

Director Zack Snyder took a swing at the latest film instalment of the DC Extended Universe, Justice League. A huge swing because, with an estimated budget of $300 million USD, it’s the second equal most expensive film ever made. Unfortunately it was a swing and a miss, and given the awkward smatterin...

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Flippin' great

Erased Volume 1

29-year-old Satoru Fujinuma is a struggling manga artist who works part time as a  pizza delivery man. But he has a secret ability which he names “Revival.” This ability allows Satoru to go back in time to prevent life-threatening incidents from happening. Now a series of tragic incidents are un...

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Flippin' great

Horizon Zero Dawn – The Frozen Wilds

As expected (and very warmly welcomed by me), Horizon Zero Dawn got some new DLC! It’s called The Frozen Wilds and it adds a whole new area with it’s own story packed with quests and new stuff! Here’s the lowdown: How to start the DLC When you find yourself at Daytower, you come across an ...

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