Free Fire (2016)

BEN WHEATLEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/France, 2016.  Film4, Protagonist Pictures, Rook Films.  Screenplay by Amy Jump, Ben Wheatley.  Cinematography by Laurie Rose.  Produced by Andrew Starke.  Music by Geoff Barrow, Ben Salisbury.  Production Design by Paki Smith.  Costume Design by Emma Fryer.  Film Editing by Amy Jump, Ben Wheatley.  Toronto International Film Festival 2016.   A group of low creatures enter an abandoned … More Free Fire (2016)

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Maleficent

BB.5 (out of 5) In an effort to present young female viewers with more than the unimaginative binary feminine personality around which fairy tales are built, usually in the form of the innocent maiden versus the evil witch, films inspired by the book and Broadway musical of Wicked have become a new trend, giving us … More Maleficent

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Elysium

BBBB (out of 5) Being a member of the privileged classes only gets better in the future, with an overpopulated, diseased and polluted planet Earth abandoned by the elite who have taken up residence on a space station that is basically a giant, circular Beverly Hills mansion.  On that orbiting paradise, citizens are given the … More Elysium

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District 9

BBBB (out of 5) A giant spaceship from another planet flies to Earth, stops above the city of Johannesburg and remains there for months without event. When soldiers finally break into it and meet its inhabitants, they find a large population of sickly, starving aliens who are quickly move to a fenced-in compound on the … More District 9

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