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The Hatton Garden Job – Review

The Hatton Garden Job, from the very beginning, is an exhausting waste of time. There's nothing in this film that inspires joy, instead, it's a two-hour long stare into an abyss where creativity has died and...
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Fast and Furious 8 – Review

The first in years not to star the late Paul Walker, Fast and Furious 8 continues the franchise’s trend of one-upping itself when it comes to implausible vehicular action – along with some pretty solid...
Ghost in the Shell 2017

Ghost in the Shell – Review

Even ignoring the anime adaptation, Rupert Sanders’ take on Ghost in the Shell feels like well-trodden ground. Many (or all) of the film's stylistic cues feel borrowed, whether it’s the gratuitous...
The Love Witch

The Love Witch – Review

Anna Biller might be the closest thing cinema has to a one-woman show. As with her other works, The Love Witch sees her produce, write, direct and edit, as well as design the sets and costumes. The result is a...
The Great Wall

The Great Wall – Review

Zhang Yimou’s first Hollywood feature feels like it was doomed to mediocrity from the start. Despite the credentials (this is the director of Hero, after all), the film appeared to offer up Hollywood’s...
John Wick 2

John Wick: Chapter 2 – Review

Luckily for fans of gun-fu everywhere, Keanu Reeves and Chad Stahelski know how to keep a good thing going. John Wick: Chapter 2 shows that the budding franchise still has some surprises left in it. Like The...
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La La Land – Review

Damien Chazelle's third feature, La La Land, confirms two trends in the director's still relatively young career. Firstly, an inclination towards jazz. Secondly, a tendency to make thrilling, moving...