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War for the Planet of the Apesvideo

War for the Planet of the Apes: The reinvention of a classic

‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ is the ninth release in one of the longest running franchises in movie history. Based on the book...
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Spider-Man Homecoming: Third movie reboot in fifteen years

Spider-man: Homecoming is the latest feature film iteration of the character created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko in 1962 and featured in Marvel...
Disney Pixar's Cars 3video

Cars 3: How Pixar’s worst reviewed franchise makes it’s billions

‘Cars 3’ is the eighteenth feature animation produced by Pixar and released by Disney. In 'Cars 3', Lightning McQueen suffers a serious crash which leads...
Dark Universe: The Mummyvideo

The Mummy: Universal’s ‘Dark Universe’ horror revival begins

‘The Mummy’ is the inaugural film in a new classic monster series from Universal Pictures. It sees Tom Cruise play a soldier of fortune plundering...
Wonder Womanvideo

Wonder Woman: The long journey from comic to big screen

More than 75 years after Wonder Woman was first created, she’s finally been brought to life on the big screen. Gal Gadot takes the title...
Pirates of the Caribbeanvideo

‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ returns with Depp needing a hit

Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has taken $3.7 billion at the box office worldwide. And the latest movie Dead Men Tell No Tales will...
Alien Covenantvideo

Alien: Covenant: How the prequel sequel fits into wider Alien timeline

Alien: Covenant is the sixth main movie in the Alien franchise—a franchise which began 38 years ago in 1979. Alien was a taut, atmospheric deep-space horror directed...
Fifty Shades Darkervideo

Fifty Shades Darker: Mainstream erotica returns to cinema

Based on the best-selling novels by E.L. James, Fifty Shades Darker is the sequel to 2015’s Fifty Shades of Grey, about a sadomasochistic relationship...
Star Wars Rogue Onevideo

Rogue One: Disney’s first standalone Star Wars film

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the first in a new series of standalone films set in the Star Wars universe. To date, the...

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