Empire Newcastle upon Tyne

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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    Released in the wake of star Paul Walker’s untimely death in a car wreck, ‘Fast & Furious 7’ was always going to lay it on thick with the nostalgic montages and slap on the back, hug-it-out, ‘I’m gonna miss you, dog’ macho bonding. But for all tha...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    If you go down to the woods today… you’ll find A-listers dressed like ‘Game of Thrones’ extras belting out showtunes. ‘Into the Woods’, the 1987 fairytale mash-up musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, has fallen under Disney’s spell, getti...
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  • Time Out says
    • 2 out of 5 stars
    A smart concept is thoroughly wasted in this cute but grating Dreamworks animated comedy. It opens with an alien invasion – but not one of those messy, bloodthirsty ones. Our new extraterrestrial overlords, the cheerful, squashy Boov, merely want ...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Don’t call this tale of the misadventures of a high-pitched sponge and his random pals living in the undersea village of Bikini Bottom 'kids’ stuff'. Nickelodeon’s animated TV sensation has always been a home for surreal stoner humour, utterly ina...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    Enough with the feminism. Disney has clearly had enough of these uppity princesses getting all empowered and messing with their fairytales. After ‘Frozen’, and ‘Into the Woods’, it’s back to the basics of being a princess in director Kenneth Brana...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    Like a small child with a set of steak knives, ‘Get Hard’ wields sharp ideas gleefully without inspiring confidence. It’s a please-don’t-let-me-get-raped-in-prison comedy starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart, and comes with a tongue-in-cheek layer...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    Joss Whedon’s first ‘Avengers’ movie was the epic finale to Marvel’s cinematic Phase One, herding all the franchise’s disparate elements in a rousing, rewarding whole. ‘Age of Ultron’, though, has a definite mid-season feel to it, telling a compel...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    ‘Unfriended’ takes place entirely on one teenager’s very busy laptop screen. That’s where we all live now, so why not? It’s a horror film, which is to say bad things will happen. But parents might find it scary from the first jittery moment, as Sk...
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