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Resistance

The little-known true story of Marcel Marceau’s activities during WWII, before he became a world-famous actor and mime artist, is meticulously detailed in this human story of courage and heroism. Marcel joined the French resistance group, with which fought the Nazis and was directly responsible for saving the lives of hundreds of Jewish children from […]

Zombieland: Double Tap

Strangely the sequel to 2009's sleeper hit, Zombieland, comes lumbering its way into cinemas 10 years later. Although 10 years have passed in our world that is not the case in the Zombieland universe. When Zombieland: Double Tap opens we’ve only progressed forward in time slightly. Our core protagonists Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg), Wichita (Emma Stone), Tallahassee […]

Night Moves

In Kelly Reichardt’s Night Moves three eco-activists living on the fringes of society plot to blow up a hydroelectric dam in protest against environmental devastation. But unexpected consequences start to make them question whether a noble cause can justify amoral actions? This is a film overflowing with taught anxiety. The first half slowly builds with […]

The Double

Based on the novella by Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Double stars Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network) as Simon, a timid office drone in the midst of an existential crisis. Unappreciated at work, scorned by his ailing mother and invisible to the woman he loves (Mia Wasikowska), Simon is — in the words of a tactless co-worker […]