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Going In Style – Review

With the stop-start pacing of an OAP on a golf cart, Going in Style wastes its first act trudging through ham-fisted politics before abruptly shifting into high gear to speed through the heist itself....
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Ben-Hur – Review

Starting at breakneck pace (literally, ‘cos they’re in chariots, see?!), this somewhat baffling re-remake of Ben-Hur skips over the subtleties of gradual character development and setup in its bid to...
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London Has Fallen – Review

There’s a moment about halfway through London Has Fallen when Gerard Butler’s gruff Secret Service bodyguard advises the bad guys to “go back to Fuckheadistan”. It’s hard to decide what’s more...
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Momentum – Review

The best thing about Momentum, this year’s least anticipated political-gangster thriller, is its Stomp-style opening credit sequence. It gets a bit hammy after that. The camera lingers longest...

Last Knights – Review

Looking like a rather drab Meatloaf video (think candles and chambers) played on half-speed with a perma-frowned Clive Owen solemnly plodding about, Last Knights struggles to engage from the off. As its...

Lucy – Review

Visually overflowing, and just about as ludicrous as it is "clever", Luc Besson's latest relies so heavily on pseudo-intellectualism that its outer world quickly falls away to pseudo-reality. Though...

Transcendence – Review

Which is worse: a bad film or a disappointing one? Transcendence manages to be both at the same time. Wally Pfister’s directorial debut is a fractured crazy pavement, cementing together thick slabs of...