A Street Cat Named Bob (Cinema Review)

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12A – 103mins – 2016


A BUSKER’S BEST FRIEND

A drug addict shunned by his family and repelled by society, James Bowen’s inspirational transformation from homeless deadbeat to self-sufficient and employable home-owner is detailed in his bestselling 2012 biography, from which Tomorrow Never Dies director Roger Spottiswoode’s big screen adaptation gets its name.

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Don’t Breathe (Cinema Review)

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15 – 88mins – 2016


 

IN THE KINGDOM OF THE BLIND

“Just because he’s blind doesn’t mean he’s a fuckin’ saint, bro.”

Claustrophobically executed, this low budget real-world horror from Evil Dead remaker Fede Alvarez (and produced by Sam Raimi) is an efficient exhibition in tension. Have-a-go burglars Rocky (Jane Levy), Alex (Dylan Goosebumps Minnette) and Money (Daniel Zovatto) are hoping to steal enough cash from local properties to leave behind their downtrodden neighbourhood and start afresh – but their dreams may well be coming to an abrupt end when they mistake the home of a blind Army veteran (Stephen Lang) living in isolation for an easy target…

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