Reviews

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Knock at the Cabin Review

On the big screen since February 2nd, Universal Pictures and M. Night Shyamalan (Signs, The Village) invites you to witness the apocalypse. Knock at t...

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Spoiler Alert Review

Spoiler Alert: stories of good men dying young will always make you cry, but sometimes they can leave audiences looking for more. It feels oddly harsh...

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The Whale Review

“…and I felt saddest of all when I read the boring chapters that were only descriptions of whales, because I knew that the author was just trying to s...

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TÁR Review

Cate Blanchett is note perfect as the lead in Todd Field’s much anticipated drama Tár, but is it a film that is too wrapped up in itself to appeal to ...

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What’s Love Got to Do With It? Review

I’m not too sure about you, but it has been a very long time since I thoroughly enjoyed a modern rom-com, but What’s Love Got to Do with It? certainly...

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Babylon Review

Like the elephant in the opening scene that relaxes its sphincter and covers one of its handlers in liquid filth, Damien Chazelle puckers up and explo...

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Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre Review

Guy Ritchie (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) writes, produces and directs Miramax’s latest action blockbuster – Operation Fortune: Ruse de ...

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M3GAN Review

Risking comparison to murderous doll flicks of yesteryear, M3gan swings gracefully on screen in January 2023 with mechanical grace and manic sass. Bas...

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The Fabelmans Review

The official blurb for the movie THE FABELMANS is: “Growing up in post-World War II era Arizona, young Sammy Fabelman aspires to become a filmmaker as...

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A Man Called Otto Review

You don’t need to have read the book (A Man Called Ove) or seen the original film adaptation in Swedish to be, frankly, underwhelmed by A Man Called O...

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Puss in Boots: The Last Wish Review

It has been eleven years and Antonio Banderas (Desperado, Shrek 2) returns as the titular outlaw along with Selma Hayek (Hitman’s Bodyguard, House of ...

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The Banshees of Inisherin Review

Welcome to a beautifully bizarre exploration of a souring male friendship brought to a comedic and melancholy end point – you’ve arrived at The ...

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Violent Night Review

Absolute Merry F***ing Mayhem! It is fun to imagine that the studio pitch for Violent Night went something like this;  “It’s Die Hard, with Santa Clau...

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Emily Review

My love for this movie “resembles the eternal rocks beneath: a source of little visible delight, but necessary”, to quote Emily Brontë’s most famous w...

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Bones and All Review

Definitely do not have meat for dinner if you’re going to see the new coming of age thriller Bones and All, directed by Luca Guadagnino. Set in the 19...

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She Said Review

A confronting, all too authentic account of the early days lock picking the Pandora’s box surrounding Miramax’s open secret. Enlightening,...

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The Woman King Review

In cinemas from this week, The Woman King stars Viola Davis (The Suicide Squad) as General Nanisca, John Boyega (Star Wars The Force Awakens) as King ...

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McEnroe Review

American John McEnroe Jnr was a major figure in professional tennis from the late 1970s and into the 1980s. He captured international attention as he ...

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Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris Review

There are films that make you cry with happiness, some that make you cry with joy – but when seeing Mrs Harris Goes to Paris I cried from the rich vis...

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Black Adam Review

Black Adam promised very little, but delivered surprisingly more than we bargained for. There was a lot of buzz surrounding Warner Bros’ new offering ...