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Mute Review – Tonally Confused and Narratively Uninspired, Duncan Jones’ Sci-Fi Thriller Has Nothing New to Say

In numerous interviews discussing Mute, Duncan Jones has admitted that his latest film is somewhat of a passion project that has been in development hell for years. However, it’s finally […]

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In Defence of Black Panther: Why Social Significance Can Sometimes Outweigh Cinematic Value

It’s a fickle thing, this cinema business. It finds itself trying to bring joy to millions of people, during a volcanic period of social injustice and cultural re-evaluation. How can […]

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Top 4 Netflix Original Series to Binge-Watch!

It is no secret that Netflix has been growing as a media company over the past few years, and has claimed its place in the world of film and television. […]

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Lady Bird Review – Spread Your Wings, Because Greta Gerwig’s Generational Dramedy Will Make Your Spirit Soar

With her performances in Noah Baumbach’s Greenberg, Mistress America and Frances Ha, and having also co-written the latter two films, Greta Gerwig had already established herself as a talent to […]

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The Good, The Bad and The Patriotic – What Clint Eastwood Can Learn from Kathryn Bigelow in Representing America

Clint Eastwood’s newest release, The 15:17 to Paris, has come under recent fire for its overt, treacly patriotism. While the heroes who inspired and in fact star in the film […]

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Black Panther Review – Ryan Coogler’s Contribution to the Marvel Canon is a Cultural Milestone that Challenges and Satisfies in Equal Measure

With a total of eighteen features to its name since 2008, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has become something of a cultural phenomenon with its grand narrative, interlinking an array of comic book […]

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The Cloverfield Paradox Review – Netflix’s Surprise Cloverfield Sequel Unboldly Goes Where Every Sci-Fi Horror Has Gone Before

In 2008, producer J.J. Abrams and director Matt Reeves shocked the world with the release of a secretive project codenamed Cloverfield, a found footage monster movie that many considered to […]

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The Mercy Review – James Marsh’s Meditative, Melancholy Biopic on Donald Crowhurst Brings Out the Best in Colin Firth

The British Heritage drama has never received the respect it deserves. While many claim that films of this ilk simply exist to provide a consensual sense of pleasure and pride, […]

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Den of Thieves Review – Gerard Butler Steals the Show in Christian Gudegast’s Tightly-Constructed Bank Heist Thriller

Regardless of the quality of his films, I’ve always been a fan of Gerard Butler. Yeah sure, last year’s Geostorm was about as successful as a sunbathing session during monsoon […]