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How It Ends

Great concept, but shoddily directed and utterly devoid of jeopardy.


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17th Jul 2018

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Anthropoid

Small scale wartime espionage flick. Decent, but a bit laboured.


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15th Jul 2018

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LAST FM: On heavy rotation

Geostorm

Sub Roland Emmerich swill, with Gerard Butler saving the world from crazy weather.


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13th Jul 2018

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American Made

Derivative but fun romp through 80s CIA drug and gun running.


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12th Jul 2018

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The Outsider

Brutally sincere, painfully thin yakuza flick. Jared Leto goes full Gaijin.


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6th Jul 2018

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The Snowman

Huge misfire from Tomas Alfredson, with a multitude of bizarre choices. Like a bad 80's VHS rental.


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6th Jul 2018

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Bone Tomahawk

Brutally violent, post-Tarantino western. It’s all a bit mechanical.


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2nd Jun 2018

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Solo

A Star Wars Story

Reasonable, forgettable addition. Overfilling that mysterious back story.


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1st Jun 2018

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Atomic Blonde

Lazy double-crossing spy drama, directed with a certain amount of swagger.


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24th May 2018

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The Florida Project

Stylish, incredibly depressing portrait of life on the margins.


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12th May 2018

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Brawl in Cell Block 99

Minimally written and confidently directed, with a brutally violent third act… https://t.co/Vm7dMUrd3i.


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4th May 2018

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Last Flag Flying

Unofficial sequel to The Last Detail. Surprisingly slight effort from Linklater.


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29th Apr 2018

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Alien

Covenant

Another tired entry, trotting out the same old tropes, plus new nonsensical gibberish.


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13th Apr 2018

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Star Wars

The Last Jedi

Every moment is undermined by a gag and the few serious scenes are sloppily handled.


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13th Apr 2018

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Spider-man

Homecoming

A third crack at Spider-man. Fun-ish, but it’s zero-stakes, zero-jeopardy. Bit smug too.


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31st Mar 2018

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Wonder Woman

Another garish super-hero flick. Slightly above average, mainly by being more old-fashioned.


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30th Mar 2018

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Slow West

Overly dry, eccentric western. Jarmuschian overtones.


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16th Mar 2018

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