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2:00pm Wednesday 29th August 2012
The human brain is capable of processing hundreds of billions of instructions every second, putting to shame many supercomputers. But like those supercomputers, the brain is susceptible to viruses and corruption. False memories can be planted — without malicious intent: an older family member recounts an anecdote from our formative years and without any evidence to the contrary, we ‘create’ an image in the mind’s eye to match their perception.
2:48pm Wednesday 22nd August 2012
12:57pm Wednesday 15th August 2012
Given that Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass decided to bid adieu to the massively successful Bourne franchise after The Bourne Ultimatum, the question on everyone’s lips was could the espionage series continue?
10:26am Thursday 9th August 2012
1:49pm Wednesday 1st August 2012
10:58am Thursday 26th July 2012
11:23am Thursday 19th July 2012
Parting is such sweet sorrow. Director Christopher Nolan completes his dark and brooding trilogy based on the DC Comics crime-fighter Batman in suitably grandiose fashion, delivering not only the longest film in the series but also the most brutal, violent and satisfying.
3:52pm Wednesday 11th July 2012
4:22pm Wednesday 27th June 2012
The good old days when E.T. simply wanted to phone home are long gone. Now, if aliens descend on Earth, they don’t want to sit contentedly in the basket of a child’s bicycle and soar serenely across a perfect moonlit sky. Otherworldly visitors want to annihilate and conquer, preferably via a series of expensive, special effects-laden set pieces that reduce landmarks to steaming piles of twisted metal.
1:56pm Wednesday 20th June 2012
Love hurts, though not too badly, in Nicholas Stoller’s romantic comedy about a doe-eyed couple whose rose-tinted dreams of marital bliss are undone by the pressures of everyday life. Penned by leading man Jason Segel and director Nicholas Stoller, who recently collaborated on the script for The Muppets, The Five-Year Engagement trades heavily on the rapport between Segel and British actress Emily Blunt.
12:06pm Wednesday 13th June 2012
Bow down to the gods of rock as director Adam Shankman cranks up the volume to 11 for an energetic musical based on a popular stage show. Punctuated by breathlessly choreographed, show-stopping renditions of Pat Benatar, Europe, Foreigner, Journey and Poison among others, Rock of Ages is 123 minutes of unabashed joy.
3:08pm Wednesday 6th June 2012
2:52pm Wednesday 30th May 2012
More than 30 years after Ridley Scott proved that in space, everyone can hear you scream — loudly — the Oscar-nominated director returns to the science-fiction genre and the ultimate deep space killing machine: Alien.
10:31am Thursday 24th May 2012
rediscover their swagger ten years after the lacklustre second instalment. Set largely in July 1969, Men in Black 3 is a time-travelling caper which ties up loose threads into a neat bow, suggesting this could be the end of the Smith and Jones double-act.
2:44pm Thursday 17th May 2012
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1:40pm Wednesday 2nd May 2012
More than 20 years after Beauty and the Beast became the first animated feature to contest the Oscar for Best Picture, Disney's “tale as old as time” returns to multiplexes in a glorious new 3D print.
12:50am Thursday 26th April 2012
More is less in Avengers Assemble, the special effects-laden amalgamation of four Marvel Comics franchises. Bringing together characters from Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Incredible Hulk, Joss Whedon’s frenetic romp deftly knits together plot strands from the earlier films, threaded with tongue-in-cheek humour.
3:10pm Wednesday 18th April 2012