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Honest Thief

In a year packed with surprises, one of the biggest shocks yet comes in the form of Mark Williams’ action thriller Honest Thief. Starring Liam Neeson in the titular criminal role, the film may appear on the surface to be just a...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Trial of the Chicago 7

Based on the 1968 trial of a group of men accused of inciting violence in protesting the Vietnam War during the Democratic Party Convention, this courtroom drama feels more relevant now than it did then.  At one point set to be...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Saint Maud

In a year where all the big, flashy blockbusters are being held back in anticipation of a greater profit in 2021, independent films have an opportunity to dominate UK cinemas – the ones that are still open, at least. Director R...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Blackbird

With an all-star cast including Kate Winslet, Susan Sarandon and Sam Neill, it’s shocking that the wonderful Blackbird has had such a tiny release. In a non-Covid parallel universe, this could’ve been one of the biggest dramas ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Tenet

In 2020 the world is in crisis, COVD-19 has put a halt to life as we know it. Cinemas across the world lie empty, popcorn rotting in bags, precious film releases being put on hold. The fate of cinema is in the balance. Could it...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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An American Pickle

Since bursting onto the scene with his trademark chuckle and gross-out humour, Seth Rogen has become a household name in the vulgar comedy scene. With films like Superbad, Knocked Up and Sausage Party under his belt, it’s diffi...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Color Out of Space

Arguably, no genre writer has been as influential as H.P. Lovecraft. Over eighty years after his death, his unique vision of ‘cosmic horror’ continues to inspire authors and filmmakers alike. Yet, to date, there have few truly ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Jojo Rabbit

By this stage of his writing-directing career Taika Waititi can do little wrong. Off the back of the out-of-the-blue double success of What We Do In Shadows and Hunt For The Wilderpeople, not to mention some little movie about ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Feast of the Seven Fishes

Blink and you might miss the understated beauty of this movie. Skyler Gisondo’s Tony Oliverio and Madison Iseman’s Beth Claremount evoke a feel-good Christmas magic as they embark on an unexpected journey of self-awakening thro...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Rise Of Skywalker: IMAX

By now many of us will have seen it. Many of us will know that after, 42 years and nine films, J.J. Abrams has pulled off the impossible with a breath-taking roller-coaster finale to the final Star Wars trilogy.  Even die-hard ...