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Star Wars – The Force Awakens

Star-Wars---The-Force-Awakens---poster Director: J.J. Abrams

Writers: J.J. Abrams, Lawrence Kasdan, Michael Arndt, George Lucas (characters only)

Cast: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Peter Mayhew, Anthony Daniels

Cert: 12

Running time: 135mins

Year: 2015

What’s the story: Thirty years after the events of Return of the Jedi, the new and dangerous First Order threatens to enslave the galaxy. The Resistance, headed by General Leia, lead the counter charge. Thrown into the fight are Stormtrooper deserter Finn and scavenger Rey.


What’s the verdict: From the opening story crawl we know balance has returned to the Force...

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Evangelion 3.0: You Can (Not) Redo

Evangelion 3 - quad posterDirector: Hideaki Anno

Cast: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Yuuko Miyamura, Kotono Mitsuishi, Akira Ishida, Fumihiko Tachiki

Cert: TBA

Running time: 96mins

Year: 2012

The lowdown: Head scratching ahoy as the Rebuild of Evangelion moves from the five star brilliance of Evangelion 2.22: You Can (Not) Advance into the abstract bafflement of 3.0: You Can (Not) Redo.  Set fourteen years after the cataclysmic events of part two, creator Hideaki Anno radically shifts the story and invites arguments he’s lost the plot altogether.  Animation and Shiro Sagisu’s score are astounding, but when the completed Rebuild saga is finally compared to the brilliance of the original anime series, You Can (Not) Redo may say it all.

Evangelion 3 - Asuka, ShinjiEvangelion 3 - Kaworu, Shinji

The full verdict: Mid 1990s anime series Neon Genesis: Evangelion wa...

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