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The Great Wall

What a premise eh? The Great Wall of China built to keep out monsters! This should be great right? Wrong. This film commits not one but two cardinal sins, over using slow motion to create dramatic tension because, wait for … Continue reading

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T2 Trainspotting

Going into Trainspotting 2 (I refuse to call it T2 as that is obviously that robot movie) I was worried, after all we’d already been burned by sequels we didn’t need nor want after a huge time gap, I’m looking … Continue reading

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Sing

The people who brought you the Despicable Me franchise are back with their latest movie ‘Sing’ and once again it’s great. One thing they do well is balance the humour for children and adults alike but this time they have … Continue reading

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Manchester by the Sea

Nominated for an Oscar (that he must surely win?) Affleck plays Lee, a depressed janitor and when we meet him he has a penchant for violence and self-loathing. As the film unfolds you find out why, and while not an … Continue reading

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The Shallows

The Shallows is as everyone will know a shark film, it has some good ideas and a few good scenes I just wish it had been directed by someone else, what could have been great sadly falls flat due to … Continue reading

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Gods of Egypt

Gods of Egypt might the only film I’ve seen that contains no real acting (acting like you don’t want to be there doesn’t count, not mentioning any names but I’m looking at you Rush). Form the outset everyone hams their … Continue reading

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Warcraft

Duncan Jones’ first film Moon had some of the most impressive models I’ve seen in a low budget title and it seems like quite a leap to move to a production which I reckon is 84% CGI and an astronomical … Continue reading

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The Jungle Book

As far as Disney films go ‘Jungle Book’ is one of the classics, the characters so familiar and the songs so catchy (I bet at one time or another every one of you has belted out a drunken Bear Necessities) … Continue reading

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Victoria

Films done in one take (or supposedly in one take) is nothing new, we have Oscar winner Birdman and famously Hitchcock’s Rope, now there’s another to add to the list in the form of ‘Victoria’. This two and a half … Continue reading

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Knight of Cups

Right let’s get one thing out of the way, Knight of Cups is shot beautifully, the cinematography, the locations, the lighting all superb everything else I’m afraid is a different matter. Malick’s latest, and I’m a fan of his work, … Continue reading

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