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The Drop

Tuesday, 28 April 2015
After 2011’s Bullhead, Michaël R. Roskam directs his English-language debut with The Drop. A fresh take on the thriller genre, or just more of the same? Out now on Blu-ray and DVD, is The Drop worth a look?Before we get into the review, there’s something important we need to acknowledge about this film. The Drop features the final performance of the late great James Gandolfini. Starring in HBO’s The Sopranos from 1999 to 2007 and earning countless awards and nominations for his ... Read More

Total War: Attila Video Review

Friday, 24 April 2015
Check out Connor's thoughts on Total War: Attila. Can it make up for 2013's troubled launch of Total War: Rome II? Find out at our YouTube channel or by watching the video below!Total War: Attila at CeXAustralia India Ireland UK USAGet your daily CeX ... Read More

The Best of British Cinema

Friday, 24 April 2015
When people think of cinema, they tend to think of Hollywood and, generally, America’s output comes to mind. But Britain has made a huge contribution to film over the last 100 years and we can be very proud of that. Let’s explore, shall we? In creating this article, I tried to narrow the list down to 5 key films with 1 representing each genre. Naturally, certain sacrifices had to be made (sorry, romance!) but other films will be touched upon where relevant. Therefore, this isn’t a ... Read More

CeX pays bests prices for Apple Watch

Thursday, 23 April 2015
It's time. Are you excited for the Apple Watch? Or is your wrist already adorned with this tantalising tech?If you own a techy time-piece and it's not your thing you can trade it in at CeX to upgrade to the latest model, get something else you do want or simply walk out with a fistful of sweet, sweet cash.CeX pays the highest known buy prices and we're confident that we pay more for Apple Watches. See just how much here.To find out how much your games, DVDs, phones, gadgets and wearable tech is ... Read More

Mortal Kombat X

Thursday, 23 April 2015
I remember the release of the original Mortal Kombat back in 1992. Though I didn’t actually play it until Midway released it on the Sega MegaDrive the following year, I remember the controversy and outrage. My parents didn’t really see what all the fuss was about, but they still refused to buy it for us. I can’t blame them, as back then you’d maybe pick up a brand new game in Ireland for around 70-ish Irish pounds. But I got the game by other... more underground means. Today that means ... Read More

The Imitation Game

Wednesday, 22 April 2015
Warning – this review may contain spoilers. As the film is based on a true story, it’s debatable whether or not one can spoil it, but you are warned regardless.Directed by Morten Tyldum and out now on Blu-Ray and DVD comes The Imitation Game, which tells the true story of Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his team of code-breaking mathematicians, and their struggle to crack the Enigma code. For those of you who don’t know/weren’t paying attention in history lessons, the Enigma code ... Read More

ASUS ZenFone 2 hand-on

Tuesday, 21 April 2015
See what our team think of the ASUS ZenFone 2 when they got hands on at the MWC 2015 in Barcelona. Get your daily CeX ... Read More

Predestination

Monday, 20 April 2015
My first venture into the world of time travel wasn’t with a movie, game or book. No, instead it really happened to me. Well, not really, but to my young mind I thought I actually did time travel. I’m probably going to regret even telling this, but hey, I’d like to think you’re all pretty close to me by this point, so f*ck it. I was around 4 or 5. My three older brothers at the time somehow convinced me that they could send me through time, so I thought, sure, why not, right? They told ... Read More

Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse

Sunday, 19 April 2015
Dude, I love Dragonheart. I didn’t see it in the cinema on release, but I’ll always remember watching it on TV in around 1999. With a cup of tea in hand and a box of Bourbons by my side, I was kicking back and watching Dennis Quaid shoot the shit with a Dragon that had the voice of Sean Connery. It’s a really good film, and one that in terms of CGI still stands up today. Seriously, go back and watch it. Alongside the T-Rex in Jurassic Park and the various bugs in Starship Troopers, Draco ... Read More

’71

Saturday, 18 April 2015
Low budget British cinema often has a stigma attached to it. People think that it’s just dark, gloomy, depressing social realism. That description sums up ’71 pretty well but don’t let that put you off, the film is so much more. ’71 showcase the best things British cinema has to offer, showing the world you don’t need lots of money to make an outstanding film. It’s brutal, tense, brilliantly directed and acted, and is one of the best British films in years.Out now on Blu-Ray and DVD ... Read More
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