Star Trek Beyond (2016)


When Star Trek boldly made its way back onto our screens in 2009, it was entering an uncrowded marketplace. Star Wars seemed dead, and sci-fi epics of the space-faring kind appeared to be on the backburner. JJ Abrams responded in style making a Star Trek that took elements of its War like cousin and rewrote the Trek rulebook. In 2016 the market looks very different. JJ has jumped ship, and Star Wars is suddenly the biggest thing in space again. So where does Star Trek go next?

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Green Room (2016)


There’s something thrilling about punk rock on film. The wild and pissed off nature of it lends itself to any number of scenarios. However, very few films have captured that nature in the way Green Room does. When punk band The Ain’t Rights walk into a room full of Neo-Nazis and launch into a cover of The Dead Kennedys‘ ‘Nazi Punks Fuck Off’ it taps into the rebellion that lies at the heart of that scene. That that moment is encamped in a film that takes the siege horror genre and twists it in a whole manner of fucked up ways is just an added bonus.

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