Category: film reviews

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Book of Life (Animated Film), The

Tired of his ruling of the grim Land of the Forgotten, Xibalba makes a wager with Catrina, the ruler of the colorful Land of the Remembered, on a visit to the Land of the Living on the Day of the Dead where they meet the son of a local hero and the musical son of a bullfighting family, both in love with the same girl.

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Judge, The (2014)

A cheeky wiser-than-thou lawyer goes back to his hometown of Carlinville (Indiana) to attend his mother’s funeral and deal with his estranged father, who has just been accused of running over someone.

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22 Jump Street

Jenko and Schmidt go undercover as college students and try to locate the supplier of a drug that killed a student photographed buying it on campus.

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Vanished Elephant, The

El Elefante Desaparecido follows the life of novelist depressed for the mysterious loss of his girlfriend, when he receives and envelope with a series of magnified photographs unleashing a series of even weirder events.

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Maze Runner, The

The Maze Runner is not only centered around the maze itself, which constantly changes, but it also follows a community called the Gladers.

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Mardaani

When the ‘adopted’ niece of a Mumbai crime inspector is kidnapped and dragged into the nastiest side of the underworld, it gives her a very selfish reason to track down the criminals behind the human trafficking network in the country.

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Gone Girl (2014)

Viewed as the prime suspect in his wife’s disappearance, Nick will have to trust his twin sister Margo and leave it all up to Detective Boney, as the whole nation judges him.

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F Word (Film), The

In this Canadian take on the indie rom-com at the hands of Dowse, The F Word (or in its more US-friendly title: What If), we get Kazan opposite Daniel Radcliffe as the quintessential quirky oddballs bantering about Elvis, poop and the Fool’s Gold Loaf.