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Chi-Raq – Berlinale 2016 Review

“This is an emergency!” Spike Lee proclaims at the outset of his latest feature. There is an anger coursing through Chi-Raq that hasn’t been felt in the director’s work for some time; as passionate as...
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Cell – Review

An over repeated line in Cell states that the speaker’s phone is “out of juice”. What is a juiceless phone? A brick. Well, Cell is as clunky as a retro mobile telephone, but without any of the...
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Dragon Blade – Review

If you thought audiences had seen everything Jackie Chan has to offer on screen, you thought wrong. This dazzling war epic sees Chan team up with John Cusack in the fight against Adrien Brody’s Roman...

Hot Tub Time Machine 2 – Review

Life has a balance and if you break this equilibrium, bad things happen. In this case, the result is Hot Tub Time Machine 2. In the first outing, the balance between puerile humour and nostalgia was just...

Maps to the Stars – Review

As critics map the stars of Cronenberg’s latest, the facial and vocal contortions of Moore’s transformation into the uptalking over-sharer Havana will make her a focal point - but no one in Maps puts a...