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War Machine – Review

As Obama announces the upcoming withdrawal of troops, General Glen McMahon (Pitt) laments eight years wasted on a losing battle. You can sympathise; War Machine is only two hours, but almost every minute is...
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Win It All – Review

Win It All is concerned less with gambling addiction and more with the power of losing. You go in with the highest of intentions, all the necessary wherewithal to play a great hand, and in one fell swoop lose...
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The Discovery – Review

The question of life after death is one of the deepest imaginable, and an answer would have profound consequences on humanity. Despite some flickers of philosophy, The Discovery is neither deep nor profound...
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13TH – Review

The synopsis of 13TH almost implied a filmed immersion into correctional facilities, but Ava DuVernay, thank goodness, isn’t interested in a small cast of subjective case files; what we have here is an...
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Mascots – LFF 2016 Review

Seeing the Netflix logo up on the silver screen is a little jarring, but have no fear, Christopher Guest fans - Mascots is a typical slice of surreal mockumentary fun from the legendary satirist. Netflix have...
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The Little Prince – Review

The problems of adapting The Little Prince for the screen are twofold. Not only is it one of the most beloved stories in all of literature, it’s not even really a story - it’s more a series of vignettes...
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Special Correspondents – Review

It’s a big year for Ricky Gervais, what with hosting, features, and stand-up on the cards. However, if the return to the Globes was a solid first step, then Special Correspondents is a stumble into...
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News of the Week – 11th March 2016

The Weekly Report All news contained herein corresponds to the world of film. The Weekly Report will seek to cover general film news that has emerged over the last seven days. Netflix to fund Will...