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The Black Phone

Following stellar early reviews from festival screenings, Scott Derrickson’s latest horror The Black Phone was pushed from what was probably going to be a quiet January opening to a killer summer release slot backed by a huge m...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Minions: The Rise of Gru

Since the release of 2010’s Despicable Me the Minions have become the most successful animated franchise of all time, grossing no less than $3.7 Billion at the global box office. That’s right, these weird, tik-tak shaped little...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Railway Children – Rerelease

To celebrate the upcoming release of long-awaited sequel The Railway Children Return, Lionel Jeffries’ 1970 classic The Railway Children will have a special one-day nationwide release on Sunday 3 July.  One of the most celebrat...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Jurassic World: Dominion

As the credits began to roll on Jurassic World: Dominion, my friend turned to me – head in hands – and defeatedly muttered “that was so much movie”. Indeed, this lengthy climax to the Jurassic Park/World saga feels ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Top Gun: Maverick

Legacy sequels are all the rage in Hollywood right now. Cashing in on a decades old piece of IP is a sure fire way to get bums on seats at a time when cinema is struggling. But for every Blade Runner 2049 there’s an Independenc...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Bergman Island

There seems to have been something of a resurgence in interest of celebrated and influential filmmaker Ingmar Bergman in recent years. With the BFI re-releasing his filmography across a multi-volume Blu-ray set (Volume 3 is com...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Innocents

Kids are creepy, man. Films like Village of the Damned, Children of the Corn, and of course The Omen have done for youngsters what Jaws did for sharks, and The Worst Person in the World’s co-writer Eskil Vogt’s latest chiller c...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Hound of the Baskervilles–A Digital Theatre Experience

No strangers to digital streaming, Original Theatre have been called “the connoisseurs of virtual theatre” by WhatsOnStage. The Wall Street Journal praised their production of The Habit Of Art as “One of the most impressi...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Easter in Art

Since launching in 2011, Exhibition on Screen has released 26 films which have been shown in over 66 countries. Working with the world’s leading museums and galleries, these cinematic immersions into breathtaking art offer a un...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Batman

Disclaimer: The Batman is a film that will reward repeat viewings down the line, and even without that, there’s a lot here to digest and unpack. These thoughts below are but a brief, immediate response to the film. As Nir...