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Troll Hunter Reviewed

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Since the release of a certain witch-related piece, in which three travelling students meet their demise at the hands of an unpleasant and deadly entity, the camcorder style of filming has become increasingly popular. Attempting to capture an element of … Read the full article here.

Instant Swamp reviewed

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Ah, Japan; home of Samurai, rice dumplings, overly bright lights and those funny little figurines you get for two quid out of vending machines in the back of hardware shops. In amongst these and countless other quirks, this marvellous land … Read the full article here.

Dark Knight Rises – Catwoman images released, includes motorcycle

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We here at Improv. are feverish with excitement at the upcoming Batman moviefilm release, helped in no small part by the fact that it was being filmed right around the corner from our office (yeah, you heard me; we’re important … Read the full article here.

Studio Ghibli’s ‘Arrietty’ reviewed

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The life of a Borrower is not an easy one; if you’re not spending your days establishing your small-scale homestead beneath some unsuspecting human’s floorboards, you’re stealing (sorry, borrowing) resources for survival from said human’s house, or avoiding seemingly unassuming … Read the full article here.

Captain America: The First Avenger reviewed

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Comic book movie adaptations are something of a grey area within the world of film; they either seem to be mind-blowingly amazing (think ‘300’, ‘Watchmen’ and ‘Persepolis’, amongst others) or shoulder-tighteningly awful (‘Spider Man 3’ or the not-so-incredible ‘Incredible Hulk’). … Read the full article here.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – new images

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Peter Jackson has once again donned his invisibility cloak and glowing blue sword in taking up directorial duties for the latest Tolkien adaptation, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Following the events of the novel, the film tells the tale of … Read the full article here.

Total Recall – looks better than the original

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Anyone who’s read or is a fan of Philip K. Dick will know that his work is, for want of a better word; freakin’ trippy. His 1966 novel, We Can Remember it for You Wholesale, which deals with issues such … Read the full article here.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter teaser trailer

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We all know history didn’t transpire quite as the books would have us believe; vampires, aliens, werewolves, the Jabberwocky – They’re all very real, and who knew that the United States’ sixteenth president, ol’ neck-beard himself, would have had anything … Read the full article here.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes: Monkeys be Crazy

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The scene in the original Planet of the Apes movie in which leading man George Taylor is stood staring up at the ruins of New York City, coming to the shocking realisation that he’s ended up stranded on his own … Read the full article here.

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy trailer is INTENSE

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is Swedish director Tomas Alfredson’s (noted, not exactly super-famous) latest foray into the thriller genre and is an adaptation of John le Carre’s 1974 spy novel of the same name. Set in the 1970′s (at the … Read the full article here.

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