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Surveillance

The Light Between Oceans

Long, but moving and stylishly directed period drama. Fantastic cinematography.


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15th Jan 2018

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Logan

Grown-up superhero flick. Handled far better than most, but ridiculously violent.


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6th Jan 2018

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By the Sea

Slated by the critics, this is a stylish, slight, small movie - with two massive stars in it.


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6th Jan 2018

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Kong

Skull Island

Fun, original take on an otherwise ageing property. Apocalypse Now meets Watchmen.


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5th Jan 2018

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The Ones Below

Clunky Brit thriller that telegraphs every one of its sub-Hitchcockian twists, despite the decent premise.


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3rd Jan 2018

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Guardians of the Galaxy

Vol 2

Stylish, fast-paced, amusing antidote to the endless stream of generic superhero movies.


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27th Dec 2017

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La La Land

Disappointingly slight award winner, that doesn’t find its stride until 10 minutes from the end.


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27th Dec 2017

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Bright

Left-field genre mash-up that pitches itself just right. Solid action, good humour. Thoroughly enjoyable.


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25th Dec 2017

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I, Daniel Blake

Bleak, real-time journey through the realities of living on benefits.


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25th Dec 2017

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Star Wars

The Last Jedi

Shambolic sequel that squanders the promising set up from JJ, plus 40 year… https://t.co/SdXpv8B5hj.


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21st Dec 2017

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ET

The Extra Terrestial

Kids on BMXs sticking it to the man. What could be better.


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19th Dec 2017

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Life

Lifeless sci-fi horror. Gravity meets Piranha.


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12th Dec 2017

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William Eggleston in the Real World

Disappointingly flat and uninsightful documentary from Michael Almerayda.


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5th Dec 2017

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Lucky Logan

Amiable, zero jeopardy comedy from Soderbergh. Slightly unsure what it’s trying to be.


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2nd Dec 2017

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20th Century Women

Another thoughtful biographical effort from Mike Mills. Stylish but a little long and sprawling.


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25th Nov 2017

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Assassin’s Creed

Stylish, but utterly nonsensical drivel. Knowing anything about the game might vaguely help.


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24th Nov 2017

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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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