‘Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens’ Review

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I think there has been a collective anxiety around Star Wars fans for a while. Things that were once cherished seem a little less revered. A result more than likely of the film prequels which for many were a bitter disappointment, defended by some while reviled by others. When it was announced that Disney had taken over Lucasfilm and intended … Read More

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Review

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Fifyt Shades of Grey Review

Fifty Shades of Grey is a “cultural” phenomenon. In the same way that Twilight or Harry Potter or even Star Wars is but probably not for the core audience here at Entertainment Democracy. It has a far greater reach than probably most of us would suspect with over 100 million copies of the books sold. Yet it’s always been fairly … Read More

‘Gone Home’ Review

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There are some things best left to be experienced and discovered and that is never more true of the video game Gone Home. For many this will be a more an interactive story. Something in the vane of Dear Esther rather than something filled with gameplay mechanics. It would be easy enough just to tell you to go find and buy … Read More

‘Spec Ops The Line’ Review

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I remember telling myself about ten minutes into Spec Ops The Line, you have played this game before. In this world of IOS cloning of concepts you have to keep an open mind about these things. So I did and Spec Ops The Line rewards you the further you play, the more you are gripped by a compelling story which comes … Read More

‘Magic Mike’ Review

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There are certain professions that a fella at his basest might like to do. A stripper probably has that kind of appeal. The thought of having women desire you while paying you to dance really badly has a certain charm  to it. Magic Mike will shatter that illusion. It presents a grimy,look at the world of male exotic dancing and while it … Read More

‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Review

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The Dark Knight Rises Review

There is a weight of expectation on some movies that they can’t be anything less than brilliant, The Dark Knight Rises is one such film. Both The Dark Knight and Batman Begins before it were truly special films. A treatment of a super hero in a realistic and grounded way. So when you see negative reviews of The Dark Knight Rises it is this very expectation … Read More