Kong: Skull Island. Film review: 2/5 for this dumb but exciting adventure.

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Film review by Jason Day of Kong: Skull Island, the fantasy adventure about monsters on a remote island starring Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson and Brie Larson.

Action/Adventure/Fantasy

2 stars film review fair passes the time

 

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The big films released this week are…

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If you are off to the cinema this weekend, below is a list of the main movies being released in the UK, as of this Friday, 16 October 2015. To find out your nearest cinema showing these films, use the Find Any Film website.

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Crimson Peak

Tom Hiddlestone is fast becoming the Brit film actor of the moment (his High Rise headlined Crimson Peak posterthe London Film Festival and our reviewer in…Maysa Moncao has had chance to see it). He stars as a seductive stranger who spirits away innocent Mia Wasikowska to his titular, mouldering mansion in this Guillermo del Torro directed horror, which follows a similar visual path to his Pan’s Labyrinth (2006). The trailer looks splendidly creepy and stunning, so lucky for horror fans this will be showing nationwide as a pre-Hallowe’en treat. See the official website for more.

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