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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

On paper Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri is a film very much of the times. Specifically a time when Donald Trump is the “Leader of The Free World”. A film that deals with freedom of speech, police brutality, racism, an...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Den of Thieves

You may be able to take the boy out of Paisley, but taking Paisley out of the boy proves harder. So it’s refreshing to see Gerard Butler back to his badass best as a swaggering douchebag cop taking the fight to a gang of swagge...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Loveless

Zhenya (Maryana Spivak) and Boris (Aleksey Rozin) are a middle-class husband and wife on the verge of separation. Both equally as angry and out of love with each other, we follow the hunt for their son, Alyosha (Matvey Novikov)...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Early Man

If Chicken Run was Aardman’s take on The Great Escape then Early Man is definitely its Escape To Victory. Only here, the plucky Brits are represented by Early Man, Dug, and his plucky clan who are fighting to save their valley ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

If The Force Awakens was a reboot of A New Hope in the Star Wars cannon then The Last Jedi is, both in theory and in practice, this new series’ Empire Strikes Back. Rest assured Star Wars fans, Empire remains the best Star Wars...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Justice League

What ever you do, don’t let the tall-tale-telling, naysayers put you off of seeing an overall enjoyable watch. If you’ve been keeping a keen eye on what the critics have to say you wouldn’t be blamed for thinking Zack Snyder’s ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Paddington 2

Paddington 2 is very much a film for the now. It’s a film set in a happily diverse and multi-cultural city. It’s a film with a migrant as its lead. It’s a film that celebrates positivity and doing the right thing. It is, in man...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Sorcerer

How is a film judged as a success? Box office return? Critical acclaim? Sorcerer, at its time of release in 1977 had neither. Off the back of success with The French Connection and The Exorcist director William Friedkin was Hol...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Blade Runner 2049

Within a matter of minutes of the opening of Blade Runner 2049 you sense this film has captured the essence of the original film. From the close-up of an eye, a vast, sprawling vista of a dystopian future and a world seeped in ...
 
 
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mother!

A mild-mannered Jennifer Lawrence is working away on a house restoration project in a vast and creaky abode that she inhabits with Javier Bardem – an intense, acclaimed writer who is suffering from writer’s block and actively s...