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The Duke Review

Jim Broadbent is an idealistic (and wholly unsuccessful) poet who doesn’t think he should have to pay to watch telly in The Duke, the latest (and final) film from dear departed British director Roger Michell. Michell directed Hugh Grant at his floppiest-haired and most charmingly befuddled, and had the good sense to pull out of helming that second Craig-era Bond film that no one likes nor remember...

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Review

Fast and the Furious is on screens once again with the ninth film in this franchise which began all the way back in 2001. This latest film is the first offshoot installment from the main franchise, with David Leitch directing, and series regular screenwriter Chris Morgan returning. Leitch is coming off previous successes Atomic Blonde, and Deadpool 2 with this film that reunites F&F supporting...

Woman in Gold Review

The year is 1999. Maria Altmann is an octogenarian living in Los Angeles. In Austria, there is pressure on the government to make restitution to surviving Jewish families for artworks stolen in the Second World War. Altmann believes she could have a case. She emigrated to the USA in 1939 to escape the rise of the Nazis. Her family once owned several Klimt paintings, including one of her Aunt Adele...