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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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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. Starring thin Vince Vaughn.


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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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Wind River

Incredible, tense, original thriller. A western with snowmobiles.


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14th Mar 2018

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21 Years

Richard Linklater

Career retrospective doc that keeps it fun and doesn’t outstay it’s welcome.


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11th Mar 2018

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The Mummy

Blockbuster-by-numbers as Universal clumsily attempt to build a franchise.


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24th Feb 2018

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I’m Now

The Story of Mudhoney

Unsurprising history run-down, enlivened by the band’s ferociously DIY attitude.


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21st Feb 2018

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The Cloverfield Paradox

Some good ideas, buried by shambolic direction and storytelling.


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20th Feb 2018

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