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The Girl on the Train

Bland, predictable potboiler that could have been written, directed and acted by a computer.


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18th Nov 2017

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Lion

Stylish, touching movie. Nicely acted if a little slow.


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12th Nov 2017

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6 Days

Historical engaging, but languidly edited thriller surrounding the 1980 Iranian Embassy siege.


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5th Nov 2017

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Moonlight

Intense, mournful coming-of-age drama. Very stylish and operatic. Terrence Mallick via John Singleton.


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21st Oct 2017

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Intricately plotted, but seamlessly crafted into a lighthearted modern classic.


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20th Oct 2017

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T2 Trainspotting

Belated sequel that remixes the original with some success, but the nostalgia runs a little thin.


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15th Oct 2017

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The Accountant

A Beautiful Mind meets the A-Team. Convoluted actioner that doesn’t transcend its premise.


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11th Oct 2017

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Sully

Solid, uplifting biopic. Well structured with moments of real tension despite the inevitable ending. And 91m.


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11th Oct 2017

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Bladerunner 2049

Good visuals, nice music, flabby storytelling and a confusing plot. A worthy sequel.


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6th Oct 2017

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Finding Dory

Convoluted, charmless sequel. A rare misfire from Pixar.


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17th Sep 2017

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American Honey

Andrea Arnold transplants her class observations to the US. Unforgivably long, if beautifully shot.


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17th Sep 2017

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Ordinary World

Billie Joe Armstrong plays a former star dealing with 40. Good concept, rendered as flat as possible.


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16th Sep 2017

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Passengers

Woefully inept, on-the-nose sci-fi romance. A reasonable concept executed in the worst way possible.


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10th Sep 2017

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