Daryl Bär
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Regular type person by day, film vigilante by night. Spent years as a 35mm projectionist and now he gets to watch and wax lyrical about all manner of motion pictures. Daryl has got a soft spot for naff Horror and he’d consider Anime to be his kryptonite. For the record, he would probably live in The Prince Charles Cinema if his wife would let him.

Kong: Skull Island

In 1973 an exploratory expedition in the south Pacific encounters a mysterious island shrouded in turbulent storms. Upon arrival, the scientists discover a jungle

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Assassin’s Creed

Unrepentant murderer Callum Lynch is extracted from death row by a shady organisation know as the Templars in order for their research team to

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Rogue One

Just like Anakin on Mustafar, we were all burnt by the prequel trilogy. From 1997 when the Special Editions arrived and started antagonising the

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It’s A Wonderful Life

Some good friends recently handed me a bundle of DVDs they had inherited from a loved one who sadly passed away. I feel it's

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Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

It’s 1926. Newly arrived in New York, the rare magical creatures inside Newt Scamander’s suitcase escape into the city. With the Magical Congress of

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[EDIT - The version of the film we saw was a work in progress cut.  The final sound mix, color grading and editing touches need

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The Man With Four Legs

A man awakens from a coma and believes that the world he lost consciousness in is not the one in which he now inhabits.

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La La Land

If Whiplash was a masterpiece of dramatic tension and a story of single minded ambition, Damien Chazelle’s latest feature takes its cues from the

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A United Kingdom

Based on the true story of Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana and his wife Ruth Williams Khama, A United Kingdom tells of their romance,

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Something Blue

Providing a window into a scene at a breakfast table, Something Blue documents a stilted conversation between a man and a woman without elaborating

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My Scientology Movie

Having spent time with famous kooks and tackled grounded and sombre issues such as alcohol and drug addiction, Louis Theroux spends a year investigating

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Doctor Strange

After suffering a debilitating condition following from a near-fatal car crash, renowned surgeon Doctor Stephen Strange travels to Kamar-Taj, Kathmandu in search of a

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X-Men

OK… so by now you and pretty much everyone else has seen the trailer for Hugh Jackman’s X-Men swansong, Logan. We’ve marvelled at the

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Here Lies Joe

A world-weary man reaches what he believes to be the end of his journey through life and makes preparations to leave the world behind

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