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Review: The Post

The Post Trailer The President of the United States crows about “fake news”. His advisors speak on “alternative facts”. The most popular news websites peddle clickbait, sports journalism has been reduced to “Fan TV” shouting matches, and the video game industry buys good … Continue reading

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The Hobbit, Chapter-By-Chapter: A Short Rest

“A Short Rest” is just that: short. With the exception of “The Gathering Of The Clouds”, it’s the shortest chapter in the story, a transitionary affair between the introductory section of the adventure and the more dark and grim stuff … Continue reading

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Review: Coco

Coco Trailer When one talks about Pixar, there are a few things that always come up. Toy Story tends to dominate conversations. The first ten minutes of Up are fondly remembered. WALL-E is regarded as one of the greatest films … Continue reading

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The Villain Checklist: Consequences

And so we reach the final curtain. We have followed the villain’s path through introductions, evolutions and action, and even the final defeat (if they are to be defeated). But there remains one final thing to go over, and that … Continue reading

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Film Rankings And Awards 2017

We can now call it a wrap on 2017 in film. After an up and down year in cinema, here’s my top ten for the year and my annual awards. 10. The Farthest Emer Reynolds’ brilliant documentary on the Voyager … Continue reading

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Review: The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist Trailer One last quick review as we head towards the end of the year round-up. Struggling to fulfil his ambition of being an actor, Greg Sestero (Dave Franco) befriends the all-round strange Tommy Wiseau (James Franco) after … Continue reading

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Review – Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi Trailer Two years on from Star Wars’ rip-roaring return to cinematic screens, we’re back again. There is little in the way of pre-amble that I can voice here without just repeating myself. … Continue reading

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