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Surveillance

Shazam

Kid-friendly(ish), super fun superhero movie.


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23rd Mar 2020

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The Lion King

Impeccably realised remake, but it’s emotionally flat.


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15th Mar 2020

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Galveston

Standard festival thriller, with some style and decent moments - but it’s all a bit thin.


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10th Mar 2020

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Alladin

Surprisingly enjoyable, Guy Ritchie-fied Disney remake.


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10th Mar 2020

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Mapplethorpe

Cookie cutter biography that could literally have been written from his Wikipedia page.


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7th Mar 2020

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Horse Girl

Text book indie, literally days out of Sundance. Interesting until it gets a bit too wacky.


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9th Feb 2020

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Mid90s

Strong slice of 90s skate nostalgia. Slow and subtle.


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8th Feb 2020

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Phantom Thread

Considered character study that strays into pretentiousness here and there.


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25th Jan 2020

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Rocketman

Enthusiasticly directed sequence of unrelated musical set pieces.


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31st Dec 2019

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Avengers

Endgame

Yet another biggest-battle-yet, with more than a passing nod to BTTF2.


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30th Dec 2019

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Mystify

Michael Hutchence

Thoughtfully assembled montage doc.


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30th Dec 2019

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Captain Marvel

Decent origin story, with charm and some 90s nostalgia.


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27th Dec 2019

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Star Wars

The Rise of Skywalker

Freestyle bouillabaisse with all the ingredients, but no chef.


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27th Dec 2019

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Marriage Story

Quintessential indie movie ...funded by Netflix. Great perfs, lovely camera work and solid direction.


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22nd Dec 2019

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Widows

Superior modern thriller. Smart script and accomplished direction.


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15th Dec 2019

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The Irishman

Long, slow, thoroughly enjoyable loose jam through Scorsese/DeNiro/Pacino/Pesci/Keitel’s greatest hits.


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2nd Dec 2019

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Joker

Batman via Scorsese, in impeccably art directed, neatly packaged origin story.


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28th Nov 2019

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Frozen 2

Surprisingly strong sequel that gets going after a convoluted start.


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24th Nov 2019

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The Mule

Casual drama from Clint Eastwood, with the man himself anchoring things through a charming turn.


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16th Nov 2019

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The King

Luscious period drama. Beautifully put together - like Wolf Hall+.


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3rd Nov 2019

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