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Toni Erdmann – Review

When a synopsis promises: “A man who loves playing practical jokes visits his workaholic daughter in disguise as an eccentric life coach”, you could be forgiven for thinking you’re watching an episode of...
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Why Him? – Review

It's the season for families to gather together. In Why Him? it's finally time for proud father Ned Fleming to meet his daughter's new boyfriend. Following a well-trodden comedy formula, he's not the...
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Free Fire – LFF 2016 Review

Ben Wheatley delves into the 1970s again with his fast-paced and thrilling new film, Free Fire. All set in and around an abandoned warehouse that is now host to gangs selling guns, Wheatley and Amy Jump...
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Dog Eat Dog – LFF 2016 Review

Paul Schrader’s new film Dog Eat Dog begins as it means to go on for the proceeding 90 minutes: a coked-up Willem Dafoe terrorises a woman and her daughter in a scene that has pretty much zero relevance to...
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War Dogs – Review

From the Frat House to the frontline, via Vegas and some misjudged sequels, Todd Phillips has popped a handful of painkillers and the hangover’s clearing. With War Dogs, his first foray into true - well,...
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Central Intelligence – Review

Central Intelligence isn’t concerned with changing the status quo. There’s no grand message, no attempt to subvert the genre, or even poke fun at it Jump Street style. With its bland title and boilerplate...
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The Boss – Review

The Boss is at best a continuation of Get Hard, that ill-though-through Will Ferrell (who incidentally produces The Boss) “comedy" of yesteryear, in which our cretinous central character is jailed despite...