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Lawless (2012, John Hillcoat, USA)

A film set in the American Depression-era (Franklin County, Virginia) a bootlegging gang, ran by the Bondurant brothers, that distributes Moonshine is threatened by a new Deputy and other corrupt authorities who want a cut of their profits. Forrest Bondurant (Tom Hardy) is the oldest of the 3 brothers and the hardest. ...


Thor: The Dark World (Alan Taylor, 2013, USA)

An epic sequel to an already epic franchise, Thor: The Dark World does not fail to impress. It’s visual effects are sharp and slick; the plot was fast and thrilling, but overall the general synergy of the two (and Tom Hiddleston) make Thor a must see. Thor faces evil once again in the shape of the power hungry Dark ...


Captain Phillips (Paul Greengrass, 2013, USA)

I was utterly speechless when the credits rolled at the end of Paul Greengrass’ new biopic starring Tom Hanks. It is based on the true story where Captain Richard Phillips was kidnapped by Somalian pirates in 2009 whilst transporting charity goods via an American cargo ship. It was the first cargo shop to be hijacked ...


Gravity (Alfonso Cuaron, 2013, USA)

Despite its stunning visuals and suitability to 3D, I was disappointed with Gravity. I couldn’t help but compare it to Buried (2010, Rodrigo Cortes) starring Ryan Reynolds, where he is captured by Terrorists and buried alive; he then frantically tries to save himself through the tools given to him before the oxygen ...