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Birds of Prey – Review

With dull, failed reboots like Men in Black and Hellboy, and heinous franchise finales like Rise of Skywalker and Dark Phoenix, 2019 was a bad year for blockbusters. Thankfully, 2020 seems to be here to set it...
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Bombshell – Review

“Blood coming out of her… wherever” was, regrettably, an instantly recognisable moment from Trump’s presidential campaign. Megyn Kelly, the Fox anchor he was describing, takes centre stage in...
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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Review

This review was originally published as part of our Cannes Festival coverage on 23/05/2019. It’s impossible to view Once Upon a Time in Hollywood as anything other than a filmmaker in the twilight of his...
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Mary Queen of Scots – Review

It’s hard to imagine a juicier historical story to film. Two rare female leaders in 16th century Britain, locked in fights for their crowns, their heritage and their lives – all while trying to steal each...
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Terminal – Review

Over the course of a deliberately convoluted timeframe, shady characters cross paths and double-cross one another in a neo-noir cityscape (think Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet meets a dystopian Alice in...
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I, Tonya – Review

"I was loved for a minute, then I was hated. Then I was just a punch line," so says Margot Robbie at the end of her tour de force performance in I, Tonya. A tragic finale to the tale of infamous ice-skater...
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Goodbye Christopher Robin – Review

Goodbye Christopher Robin is a quintessential delight. Deftly handling both the debilitating impacts of conflicts unimaginable and the delightful insights of childish imagination, the tone is serious without...
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Suicide Squad – Review

It’s tough to follow a masterpiece, but it can be tougher to follow a failure. While the new Ultimate Edition has made some headway into redeeming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, all eyes are on Suicide...
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The Legend of Tarzan – Review

It’s more than a century since Edgar Rice Burroughs first created Tarzan, and in that time he’s been the subject of more than 200 films. It’s not hard to see the romantic appeal the character has held...