Reviews

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Goliath Review

GOLIATH opens with a disclaimer. ‘Although based on real events, the characters and situations portrayed in this film are fictional. Nevertheless, res...

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Blind Ambition Review

When it comes to wine, there are those of us who exhibit a Michael Scott level of knowledge – perhaps we buy based on the label or on the heavie...

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The Batman Review

Much as when Spider-Man finally turned up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Matt Reeves’ The Batman smartly eschews retreading the caped crusader’s or...

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Cyrano Review

Little did he know that when he made his 2005 adaptation of Pride & Prejudice, Joe Wright would be cementing his place in my bubble bath cinema of...

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Uncharted Review

From the director of Venom and a comedy short simply titled Masturbation comes the first entry in another video game adaptation, Uncharted. As one cur...

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A Stitch in Time Review

A STITCH IN TIME really is a lovely little movie. Set in Sydney, it tells the story of Liebe (Maggie Blinco). Liebe is a gentle woman to whom life has...

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Aline Review

Second only to Cher, I find a Celine Dion impression one of the most satisfying to absolutely nail. With the iconic 90s feel of Britney and Shania, an...

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Infrared Review

Abandoned camera film, recently discovered. No sign of the people it belongs to.  I love a found-footage horror film, and INFRARED definitely commits ...

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Belfast Review

In an interview with Stephen Colbert, Belfast Boy Kenneth Branagh speaks on the origins of his new, uncreatively-named film – an autobiographica...

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Spencer Review

It is the Christmas Season of 1991. On the 24th of December, the British Royal Family assemble at the Queen’s Sandringham estate. The only person not ...

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The Hating Game Review

THE HATING GAME is a really fun film. I enjoyed it a great deal. If you don’t like rom-coms, you’re not going to like THE HATING GAME. But if you do l...

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Scream Review

Twenty-five years ago, the small town of Woodsboro, California, became infamous for a series of teen murders. The culprits were also teens, Billy Loom...

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The Matrix Resurrections Review

THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS is the fourth film in the Matrix franchise which began with THE MATRIX (1999) followed by THE MATRIX RELOADED (2003) and THE ...

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Licorice Pizza Review

Gary Valentine (Cooper Hoffman, prodigal son of the late Philip Seymour) is a 15 year old student and part time actor with dreams of entrepreneurship....

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Swan Song Review

The first time I remember seeing Udo Kier, he was wearing a beautiful lime green jacket and info-dumping a great deal (in a dubbed American accent) on...

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Ghostbusters: Afterlife Review

When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy ...

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Spider-Man: No Way Home Review

After the events of Spider-Man: Far From Home, the secret identity of our friendly neighbourhood etc etc (Tom Holland) has been plastered all over by ...

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The Scary of Sixty-First Review

In Romy and Michele 2, the girls move into a possibly-haunted New York apartment previously owned by a very famous sex offender and strange things sta...

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Don’t Look Up Review

Two obscure astronomers, grad student Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence) and her supervisor, Dr Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio) detect a comet headin...

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The French Dispatch Review

One of the most remarkable things about Wes Anderson is his ability to draw large crowds of millennials to an art deco cinema in Leederville on a scho...