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The BanterFlix CineCast 20 October 2014: The Judge and Horns Reviews

ON this week’s show Jim is joined by the Big List’s Leigh Forgie as they both cast their eyes over some of the week’s hottest movie news and latest cinematic releases.

Thanks to Movie House Cinemas, Leigh was able to review David Dobkin’s courtroom drama The Judge, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duval; he also shared his thoughts on Horns, the Supernatural thriller starring Daniel…

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The BanterFlix CineCast 12 October 2014: Annabelle, 71 and Ida Reviews

ON this week’s show CineCast regulars Jim and Richard are joined by local film critics Neil Sedgewick and Robert J.E Simpson as they cast their eyes over some of the week’s hottest movie news and latest cinematic releases.

Thanks to Movie House Cinemas Jim was able to review Annabelle,John Leonetti’s pseudo-prequel to The Conjuring, which is now on general release throughout the UK. He also…

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The BanterFlix CineCast 04 October 2014: Gone Girl and The Maze Runner Reviews

The BanterFlix CineCast 04 October 2014: Gone Girl and The Maze Runner Reviews

WE’RE back for a fourth series of the Banterflix CineCast, the light-hearted Northern Irish film review podcast that each week casts its eyes over the hottest movie news and latest cinematic releases.

This week Jim, Mat and Leigh are joined by Pastiebap’s Chris Caldwell, with Leigh reviewing David Fincher’s latest feature Gone Girl staring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. Chris shared his thoughts…

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Trailer Watch- Inherent Vice

INHERENT VICE

THE first trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest feature, Inherent Vice has finally arrived online and initial impressions suggest its somewhat of a departure for the filmmaker. Of-late Anderson has helmed such moody, tension-filled features like There Will Be Blood, Punch-Drunk Love and The Master, but this film, adapted from Thomas Pynchon’s novel of the same name, doesn’t look like it…

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The Braid Film Theatre Presents; Joe Dante Day (01/11/2014)

The Braid Film Theatre Event: Joe Dante Day (01/11/2014)

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AS part of this year’s BFI Sci-Fi season the Braid Film Theatre in Ballymena will be celebrating the work of acclaimed filmmaker Joe Dante on Saturday 1 November, with an entire day dedicated to showcasing some of the American director’s most memorable features.

Joseph “Joe” Dante, Jr. an American film director, producer and actor who started his career working on such schlocky B-Movie horror…

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Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, Classic Movie Screening: 12 Angry Men (11/10/2014)

ON Saturday 11th October the Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre will be screening Sidney Lumet’s award-winning courtroom drama 12 Angry Men. This 1957 seminal feature was surprisingly a box-office flop upon its initial release, but it has come to be regarded as a cinematic classic by many film critics and viewers alike.

Lumet’s feature, adapted from a teleplay of the same name by Reginald Rose,…

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The Belfast Film Festival Team America Swear Along Screening ( 17/10/2014)

ON Friday 17th October the air will turn blue in the Black Box as the Belfast Film Festival hosts a night of glorious profanity, as they present a special sing-along screening of Team America: World Police.

Written by Trey Parker and Mat Stone, the fiendishly funny duo behind South Park and The Book of Mormon, the film’s plot sees popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston recruited by an elite…

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The Strand Arts Centre Belfast, Classic Movie Screening: Jaws (25/09/2014)

The Strand Arts Centre Belfast, Classic Movie Screening: Jaws (25/09/2014)

ON Thursday 25th September the Strand Arts Centre in East Belfast will be screening Steven Spielberg’s 1975 blockbusting classic, Jaws. Based on Peter Benchley’s novel, Spielberg’s film about a giant great white shark terrorising the inhabitants of the New England beach resort of Amity Island was a huge box-office success and completely redefined the summer blockbuster genre.

Starring Roy…

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Movie Review - Hector and the Search for Happiness

Looking for Happiness? Well you’ll not find it from watching Hector and Search for Happiness.

Hector and the Search for Happiness (**)

Certificate: 15

Running Time: 120 minutes

Director: Peter Chelsom

Cast: Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike, Stellan Skarsgard, Christopher Plummer, Jean Reno and Toni Collette.

IN these cynical times films like Hector and the Search for Happinessset themselves up as easy targets for ridicule by viewers and critics alike. Loved by some and loathed by others, they…

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Movie Review - The Guest

Check out what Leigh thought of Adam Wingard’s latest feature The Guest which is out in cinemas now.

The Guest (****)

Certificate: 15

Running time: 99 Minutes

Director: Adam Wingard

Cast: Dan Stevens, Sheila Kelly, Leland Orser, Maika Monroe, Brendan Meyer and Lance Reddick

(Movie House Dublin Road Press Screening 03/09/2014)

FOLLOWING on from the success of 2011’s You’re Next, director Adam Wingard returns to terrorize our screens with The Guest, an effective, darkly-comic trashy…

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