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Munich: The Edge of War – Review

It is difficult to make a thriller about history, especially events as well-known as the talks between Chamberlain’s Britain and Hitler’s Germany. Munich: The Edge of War, adapted from Robert Harris’...
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House of Gucci – Review

When a film takes every chance at extravagance, the chance of falling is equal or greater to the chance of flying. House of Gucci takes this gamble, and while it might not pay off entirely, the big-budget...

Red Sparrow – Review

Let's get the elephant out of the room straight away: Red Sparrow is not a pseudo-Black Widow. Despite some undeniably shared DNA and a similar title, this is a different beast. But, marketed as a slick, sexy...
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Assassin’s Creed – Review

For an adaptation such as this, the stonefaced take is bold and offers the film respectability and weight. Heavily influenced by his own last outing, Macbeth, Justin Kurzel sticks to his strengths as a...
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Race – Review

Race tries to present itself as a spiritual companion to Creed, but ultimately feels more like The Help: a movie about race which feels deathly afraid of its own subject matter. Stephan James acquits himself...
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The Man Who Knew Infinity – Review

Like its screenplay, The Man Who Knew Infinity’s score is essentially a "best-of-this-sort-of-thing" – twee and pseudo-inspirational, over-egged and half-baked. Most every line of dialogue is a trailer...
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High-Rise – Review

High-Rise is quite the experience: weird, twisted, debauched – and sometimes downright confusing in its meanderings between multiple characters and bizarre scenarios.  The claustrophobic atmosphere of the...