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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...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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It

There was a time in Hollywood where Stephen King’s name was above a slew of projects. Even It, based on his 1986 doorstop of a novel, was made into a 1990 mini-series which scared the bejesus out of a generation mainly thanks t...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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London Symphony

Back in the early 20s, a genre emerged during the era of silent film-making that has largely been ignored ever since. Poetic and experimental documentaries began cropping up in the form of ‘city symphonies’; doing little more o...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Hitman’s Bodyguard

The Hitman’s Bodyguard is an enjoyably explosive comedy romp with its toes dipping into European schools of styled action (think Kiss Of The Dragon and The Bourne Identity somewhat but without the grittiness) melded with ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Emoji Movie

It’s that typical young love kinda story. You know the one, bumbling boy desperate to over-come crippling shyness in order to impress long-term crush with the help of his emojis…No? Not heard that one before? Well if you’re not...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan‘s gripping, gruelling war epic is his finest film yet. An exhausting, often overwhelming experience, it’s essentially a single, ever-intensifying set-piece that plunges you into the nightmarish cha...