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The Overnight

Arkward and occasionally hilarious Duplass-esque LA comedy. And only 75m long.


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26th Nov 2016

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Spotlight

Worthy, watertight journo movie. Full of great performances, but staying well between the lines.


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21st Nov 2016

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Triple 9

Derivative, badly cast cops + robbers pic. A pale imitation of Heat, without the style or performances.


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12th Nov 2016

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Everybody Wants Some

Glacially paced re-hash/follow up to Dazed and Confused, with moments of fun. Great music.


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11th Nov 2016

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Deadpool

Stupid action movie that never stops winking at the audience.


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4th Nov 2016

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The Nice Guys

LA Confidential meets The Big Lebowski in the best way possible. Great turns from Reynolds and Crowe.


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4th Nov 2016

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The Magnificent Seven

A classic story and allstar cast, but John Sturges' vintage western seems slow and dated now.


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2nd Nov 2016

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13 Hours

Beard-heavy special ops bloodbath, with more than a passing nod to the equally impartial Black Hawk Down.


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26th Oct 2016

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Black Mass

Boring, meandering re-tread of The Departed. Wannabe Scorcese, with a typically OTT Johnny Depp.


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19th Oct 2016

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The Big Short

Smart-ass financial drama. OTT Bale, reasonable turn from Pitt, Reynolds steals the show.


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2nd Oct 2016

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The Day After

Terrifying post-nuclear drama. Dated to the mood of its era, but still effectively realistic.


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30th Sep 2016

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Room

Intense indie drama. Pacing is a little lopsided, but the sentiment and strong performances carry it through.


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24th Sep 2016

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Steve Jobs

Electrifying script, captivating performances and effortless, accomplished direction. Outstanding.


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18th Sep 2016

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Magnum Force

It's only episode 2, but it's Dirty-Harry-by-numbers. Luckily those numbers still add up to something.


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18th Sep 2016

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Pete's Dragon

Superior kids movie. ET meets King Kong. Bit slow, but ten times deeper than the wafer thin original.


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1st Sep 2016

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Keeping Rosy

Half baked British thriller. Some decent ideas, but it's all a bit studenty.


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28th Aug 2016

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