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Weekly update: LUDICOLO!

Greetings, Gothamites!

I have a new fixation. I have become obsessed with listening to US radio, specifically WKIT. I started listening to it because it’s “Stephen King’s Rock ’n’ Roll Station” but have found I love the old school rock and very American DJs. But most of all … I love the ads. As an Australian who lives in Australia and has never travelled oversea or lived outside of a major metropolitan hub, the ads on US radio are just deliciously cheesy. It’s the same reason I used to love driving around with the radio on in GTA3. Continue reading Weekly update: LUDICOLO!

Annihilation (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Alex Garland

Starring:
Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny

Other notable appearances:
Benedict Wong, Oscar Isaac, David Gyasi

Running time:
115 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Interstellar, Contact, A Wrinkle in Time

 

When biologist Lena’s (Portman) husband returns from a covert military mission with a life-threatening condition, she must enter ‘The Shimmer’, an invasive anomaly that is continuously expanding, to save his life.

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Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Review by CJ

Director:
Taika Waititi

Starring:
Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson

Other notable appearances:
Idris Elba, Karl Urban, Anthony Hopkins, Taika Waititi, Luke Hemsworth, Sam Neill, Matt Damon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stan Lee

Running time:
130 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, What We Do in the Shadows

 

Thor (Hemsworth) must team up with brother Loki (Hiddleston) and the Hulk (Ruffalo) to stop his newly-unbound renegade sister and goddess of death Hela (Blanchett) from destroying Asgard.

Thor: Ragnarok is the 17th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

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When A Stranger Calls (2006)

Review by CJ

Director:
Simon West

Starring:
Camilla Belle, Tommy Flanagan, Lance Henriksen

Other notable appearances:
Katie Cassidy, Tessa Thompson, Clark Gregg, David Denman, Dianna Agron

Running time:
87 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Halloween, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Orphan

 

Jill Johnson (Belle) has been made to take a babysitting job at a large, isolated house as punishment for overusing her mobile phone. While there, Jill starts to receive menacing phone calls from an unknown caller who is about to make themselves very known.

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