The Christmas Chronicles – Review

'Kurt Russell as Santa' is as simple yet intriguing an elevator pitch as any, and in Netflix's latest festive original movie The Christmas Chronicles - it works. Unfortunately, not a lot else does in this...
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Set It Up – Review

Set It Up is a fun, refreshing film in a time where romcoms that enter our cultural consciousness are either iconoclastic Hollywood blockbusters (from Bridesmaids to Pretty Woman) or cringe-worthy Netflix...
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Alex Strangelove – Review

Craig Johnson has never matched 2014’s The Skeleton Twins, and Alex Strangelove doesn’t change that. It’s an affable entry to the high school movie genre, and squeezes in several pleasant surprises...
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Ibiza – Review

Ibiza is one of those films that isn't what you think it will be. It presents as being a fun, raunchy, edgy comedy in the style of Judd Apatow or Lena Dunham. The trailer promises fun, romance, music and...
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Cargo – Review

Cargo may be a post-apocalyptic zombie thriller, but this is not an all-out horror flick. Basing it on their previous short film, directors Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke instead focus on humanity. While this...

Kodachrome – Review

Netflix’s latest original movie comes with a disclaimer warning that it contains product placement. With the title being the brand name of a type of Kodak film, and a proud declaration that it was shot on...
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Annihilation – Review

Like a refraction of Ex Machina’s interrogation of artificial intelligence, Alex Garland’s Annihilation asks similar questions about humanity’s impulse towards self-destruction, through images that are...
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Kingdom of Us – LFF 2017 Review

Suicide and mental health are vitally important topics of discussion, with Kingdom of Us facing these head on. In a relentlessly challenging documentary brought to us by Netflix, creator Lucy Cohen shows the...