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Aquaman – Review

Skulking onto the scene as the first DC movie after the ignominious critical reception and woeful box office performance of Justice League, James Wan’s Aquaman has both everything and nothing to prove –...
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The Old Man & the Gun – Review

This review was originally published as part of our London Film Festival coverage on 15/10/2018. Though David Lowery's A Ghost Story and his new The Old Man & the Gun are wholly different films, Lowery...
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Mortal Engines – Review

It’s been 10 years since Peter Jackson picked up Philip Reeve’s seminal YA novel, and decided to shepherd it to the silver screen. Mortal Engines is finally rolling into cinemas, and like the mighty...
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White Boy Rick – Review

Yann Demange’s second film after the tense ’71 takes him to 1980s Detroit to tell the story of Rick Jr. (newcomer Richie Merritt), a boy who is coerced into becoming an undercover drug informant for the...
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Disobedience – Review

With his second release of 2018, Sebastián Lelio attempts to trade one fantastic woman for two. But don’t be fooled by the promotional images of Rachel-on-Rachel (Weisz and McAdams). Disobedience isn’t a...
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Ralph Breaks the Internet – Review

Ultimately, whether you like Ralph Breaks the Internet comes down to a simple question that we must all ask ourselves at some point in our lives: How do you feel about billionaire conglomerates nakedly...
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Creed II – Review

Creed managed the rarest of things, successfully handing the franchise baton on to a new generation. In comparison, surely Creed II should be an easy knockout? The screenwriting team hit fundamental...

The Christmas Chronicles – Review

'Kurt Russell as Santa' is as simple yet intriguing an elevator pitch as any, and in Netflix's latest festive original movie The Christmas Chronicles - it works. Unfortunately, not a lot else does in this...
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Robin Hood – Review

It's always worse when your parents tell you they're not angry, they're just disappointed. How would they react when you managed to achieve both, and yet neither at the same time? Wonder no more and say hello...
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Shoplifters – Review

This film was previously reviewed on 15/05/2018 as part of the Cannes Film Festival. Hirokazu Kore-eda is on familiar ground with Shoplifters, the story of an unconventional family unit on the fringes of...
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Assassination Nation – Review

This film was previously reviewed on 21/10/2018 as part of the London Film Festival. Assassination Nation kicks off with a slew of trigger warnings – a fun gag letting you know all the sordid topics to be...
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Suspiria – Review

This film was previously reviewed on 02/09/18 as part of Venice Film Festival. Suspiria is not a film to have mild feelings about. Like Darren Aronofsky’s mother!, Luca Guadagnino’s remake/reimagining...