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The Girl With All The Gifts

Reasonable zombie drama. More rewarding than Walking Dead, but still a bit derivative.


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14th Jul 2017

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Captive

Intense, borderline arthouse Canadian kidnap drama from Atom Egoyan. Ryan Reynolds impresses.


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8th Jul 2017

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Cake

Self-important, slightly contrived mainstream indie with the one with the good hair from Friends.


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8th Jul 2017

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Song to Song

More clichéd Terrence Malick. Amazing cinematography. Meandering improv. Great real-world settings.


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6th Jul 2017

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Threads

Brutal 80s TV movie, imagining nuclear winter. Age has blended the stock footage to horrifying perfection.


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3rd Jul 2017

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The Intern

Surprisingly charming, sentimental, old style movie with no need for an antagonist. Plus, solid DeNiro.


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1st Jul 2017

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Jack Reacher

Never Go Back

Serviceable action sequel that ticks a lot of boxes without thinking outside of any.


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27th Jun 2017

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Sing

Totally predictable, thoroughly inspiring animated sing-a-long for the X-Factor generation.


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24th Jun 2017

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Bad Moms

B-list, mis-cast, low-ball girl gang comedy. Weak.


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19th Jun 2017

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War Machine

Catastrophically miscast black comedy that fails at every turn. Big let down from star and director.


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11th Jun 2017

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Absolutely Fabulous

Effortless retread of a show that survived well past it's sell-by date.


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29th May 2017

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Suicide Squad

Codswallop that's as indecipherable as every other recent DC movie. Terrible script, hammy acting.


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22nd May 2017

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Another 48 Hours

Chaotic, bloated sequel. Low on humour and mostly involving bad guys flying through plate glass.


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17th May 2017

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Ghostbusters

Lazy, half-baked remake/reboot, totally lacking in charm.


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17th May 2017

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Daddy's Home

Wafer thin parenting parable, barely coasting along on the charm of Ferrell and Wahlberg.


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16th May 2017

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Hell or High Water

Classic western tropes burn slowly to an intense finale. Classic Jeff Bridges.


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12th May 2017

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Jason Bourne

Tired, pointless rehash of a franchise that long ran out of steam.


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6th May 2017

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Gimme Danger

Stooges doc that is interesting by default, but dull given that Jim Jarmusch is behind the camera.


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28th Apr 2017

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One More Time With Feeling

Poingiant doc of the latest Bad Seeds album. Still falls into the usual making-of box.


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26th Apr 2017

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Captain Fantastic

Stylish, thought-provoking indie contemplating the weighty responsibilities of parenthood.


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22nd Apr 2017

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