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WE LIKE TO WATCH: EPISODE SEVENTEEN - HIGH-RISE

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Episode 17! Stu and Billy decide to head to the flicks and check out High-Rise!

High-Rise is a British science fiction dystopian drama Directed by Ben Wheatley (Sightseers, a Field in England), and stars Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, and Elisabeth Moss.

Set in the 1970's, Dr. Robert Laing (Hiddleston) moves into a skyscraper on the outskirts of London, where rising tensions and class warfare lead to anarchy and chaos in the building.

Based on the acclaimed 1975 novel of the same name by British writer J.G. Ballard, the screenplay was written by Amy Jump.

As well the film Stu and I discuss what else we've been watching this week, and discus the latest in movie news.

As always it would make our day if you could take a couple of minutes to rate and reviews us on iTunes or drop us some feedback below! Really keen to have your input in the show.

Enjoy!

-Billy


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WE LIKE TO WATCH: EPISODE SIXTEEN - THE SHALLOWS

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Episode 16! Just when you think it's safe to go back in the water Stu and Billy decide to head to the flicks and check out The Shallows!

The Shallows is a survival horror film staring Blake Lively and Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra (House of Wax, Orphan). 

Nancy Adams (Lively) is on a surfing holiday in Mexico when she travels to secluded beach that her Mother once surfed at. Events lead to Adams being stranded 200 yards from shore, and she must use her wits and determination to survive a great white shark that is hunting her.  

As well the film Stu and I discuss what else we've been watching this week, and discus the latest in movie news.

As always it would make our day if you could take a couple of minutes to rate and reviews us on iTunes or drop us some feedback below! Really keen to have your input in the show.

Enjoy!

-Billy


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RESTORATION trailer

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In the near future, a company offers individuals the service of having their memories downloaded "for backup". So, in the event of death, those memories can be uploaded into a new body. After a routine backup, Oliver Klein wakes to find his memories restored into a body that is not his own. Trapped in a foreign body with its own 'muscle memory', Oliver discovers that he is capable of doing things the original Oliver never could and never would. Oliver must find a way to reconnect with his family and his life, while coming face-to-face with the truth that he is no longer the only Oliver Klein.
Restoration is streaming on STAN from the 8th of September
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Restoration's cast includes: Grant Cartwright, Stephen Carracher, Nadia Townsend, Rosie Lourde, Ailis Logan and Craig McLachlan 
- Stu 



Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (PS4) Review

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THE SHORT VERSION
Much like my assessment of Lian Hearn's recent work, there are times when my critical and subjective opinions clash. On the one hand,Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is a solid, visually luscious and intricately-detailed action-RPG that nonetheless could've done with a slightly meatier runtime and some more engagement in the main story arc.
On the other, though, it's a beautiful cyberpunk game that puts me back in the stylish trenchcoat of one of my favourite video game protagonists ever. There are call backs to the previous game, call forwards to the future ones, and all of it wrapped within the same immersive,Blade Runner-esque experience that madeDeus Ex: Human Revolutionsuch a joy to play.
So take this review for whatever it's worth. I am a sucker forDeus Ex and the cyberpunk genre, and was thus able to overlook a few ofMankind Divided's deficiencies (minor though they ultimately are). As a game critic, I thought it was an excellent addition to an alread…

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Review

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This review assumes you’ve either read Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, or are not that fussed on it. For obvious reasons, then, expect spoilers in this one. HUGE spoilers.
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I want to make two things clear at the outset.
The first is that I was a massive fan of Harry Potter. Tremendously massive. The books guided me through late childhood and my teenage years with more verve and influence than both the Old and New Testaments combined. I saw all the movies on opening night, even though most of them were of questionable quality. The only things I bought on a trip to MovieWorld when I was 12 were a wand and a Quidditch baseball cap.
But my fan response to Harry Potter differs substantially from the majority. I’m not a ‘shipper, nor am I a consumer of alternate universe fanfiction where certain characters don’t die/hook up/cross over with other franchises. As much as I adore Harry Potter’s scholastic adventures, my love for the series does not extend to the proliferation of fan debates a…