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Entebbe – Review

This film was previously reviewed on 22/02/18 as part of Berlinale. The hijacking of Air France 139 was the work of numerous factions allied to a range of political causes, and their interplay is one of the...
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Hostiles – Review

There are a lot of reasons to be disappointed by Scott Cooper’s Hostiles. Firstly, it’s simply a mediocre film, stuffed with filler dialogue and a surfeit of slow motion close-ups substituting for any real...
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A United Kingdom – LFF 2016 Review

As the United Kingdom currently finds itself mid-Brexit, waking each morning to a new swathe of regressive policies targeted against Johnny Foreigner, it feels an apt time to be reminded that this country...

Return To Sender – Review

The first half of Return to Sender is a passable attempt at a sincere and sensitive look at the effects of sexual violence on a victim as she tries to reclaim her life and her home. The second half,...

Gone Girl – Review

It's a tired debate but Gone Girl begs the question: is a faithful adaptation the best adaptation? Gillian Flynn's novel is the mystery du jour, a missing person’s case fit for a pessimistic...