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Team Talk – Justice League

At long last, DC's second ensemble stab at an extended universe movie is here! As our writer Joni wrote in his review, "The DC Extended Universe has taken quite a beating", critically and commercially, on...
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Ingrid Goes West – Review

This was first published on 22/09/17 as part of London Film Festival. Taking some of those slightly stalkerish tendencies that we all give into every now and then (yeah, I know every outfit you wore on your...
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Strangled – Review

Wholly unrelenting and uncensored, Hungarian writer-director Arpad Sopsits’ Strangled (A Martfüi Rém, in its native translation) is a true crime neo-noir that rarely lets up. Strangled effectively...
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Good Time – Review

Not a jump down the rabbit hole as much as a squeeze through the other end of the telescope, Good Time is when the bass drops at 3am and you can’t remember your own name. Josh and Benny Safdie use every...
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Justice League – Review

"It’s not about the hits you take, it’s about how you get back up.” - Muhammad Ali The DC Extended Universe has taken quite a beating on its way to Justice League. A commercial failure here, a false...
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The Florida Project – Review

This was previously reviewed on 14/10/17 as part of London Film Festival. Like Tangerine before it, Sean Baker’s latest film The Florida Project focuses on a forgotten community, overlooked by the rest of...
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Only the Brave – Review

Based on the title of this biographic weepie alone, you can probably guess what you’re letting yourself in for when you settle in for Only the Brave’s 134-minute run time. That’s right, you can fully...
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No Stone Unturned – Review

This was first reviewed on 05/10/17 as part of London Film Festival. Following in the footsteps of recent popular crime documentaries Making a Murderer and Serial, No Stone Unturned tells the horrific story...
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Marjorie Prime – Review

This was originally reviewed on 03/06/17 as part of Sundance London. Like Spike Jonze’s Her, Marjorie Prime is set in a future not too different from the world we know. This adaptation of Jordan...
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Thelma – Review

This was originally reviewed on 16/10/17 as part of London Film Festival. It seems that in horror or particularly dark dramas surrounding teenage girls, the visual metaphor of hunting (normally, with...
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The Killing Of A Sacred Deer – Review

This was originally reviewed on 22/05/17 as part of Cannes Film Festival.  If you ever get invited to a Cannes beach party, never play "Would You Rather… ?" with Yorgos Lanthimos. The Greek...
Jamie Bell

6 Days – Review

This was originally reviewed on 18/10/17 as part of London Film Festival. It’s surprising that it took so long for 6 Days’ subject matter to receive the onscreen treatment, as it depicts the famous 1980...