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Mary Poppins Returns – Review

While not technically part of the trend for live-action Disney remakes, Mary Poppins Returns has a symmetry with the 1964 film that is hard to miss. There’s Americans playing cockneys, children stepping into...
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American Animals – Review

Few documentary makers have a flair for cinematic storytelling quite like Bart Layton. His blistering debut, The Imposter, feels like a thriller despite being mostly a collection of talking head interviews....
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Beast – Review

In his feature film debut, Michael Pearce crosses a romance with a whodunit to create a haunting thriller. Beast seems at first to refer to a mysterious murderer troubling an isolated community in Jersey, but...
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A Quiet Place – Review

A Quiet Place is, believe it or not, a quiet movie (not for fans of bringing loud movie snacks to the cinema). Following a family surviving in a world overrun with monsters with highly sensitive hearing –...
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20th Century Women – Review

Great films help us deal with life by telling stories we can relate to. Just like us, the characters are flawed and often struggle to deal with their situations. But as the movie progresses, they come to...

Danny Collins – Review

The opening of Danny Collins claims that it's "kind of based on a true story a little bit". It's kind of a good movie a little bit too. The slew of classic Lennon songs is a nice touch, but as late-in-life...
Catch Me Daddy

Catch Me Daddy – Review

The spirit of Barry Hines and Ken Loach is clear to see in this electrifying thriller about honour killings. Like the classic '80s drama Threads, a social-realist view of life on the Yorkshire moors...