• Film Review: Dunkirk

    Christopher Nolan once again proves himself the master filmmaker with the astounding Dunkirk. The film is unmissable.  In 1940, Allied soldiers have been pushed back to Dunkirk by the German […]

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  • Previews: Darkest Hour Trailer, Dunkirk, More!

    Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the new Darkest Hour trailer, Dunkirk, American Assassin, and more… Darkest Hour Trailer Gary Oldman once again proves his chameleon credentials […]

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  • Film Review: Frantz

    François Ozon’s Frantz is an absorbing drama. The film is beautifully photographed, and features a fine central performance. Following the end of World War I, German Anna mourns the death of […]

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  • What to Watch on Shudder: Witchfinder General and More

    Here’s what to watch on Shudder this weekend, featuring Witchfinder General, The Lair of the White Worm, and short The Puppet Man… What to Watch on Shudder: Witchfinder General Vincent […]

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  • Film Review: A Change in the Weather

    Jon Sanders’ A Change in the Weather offers an intimate portrait of a struggling long-term relationship. The film should be praised for its naturalistic approach, although it is not without […]

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  • Film Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming is a joyous comic book movie. It is easily superior to the last four Spider-Man films. After his adventure with the Avengers, Peter Parker must return to his […]

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  • Previews: Lucky Logan Trailer, Stronger, More!

    Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the Lucky Logan trailer, My Little Pony: The Movie, Stronger and more… Lucky Logan Trailer Here is the new Lucky Logan […]

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  • Film Review: Baby Driver

    Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver is a lot of fun. Style, action and a memorable soundtrack make for a most enjoyable movie. Baby is the best getaway driver in the business. […]

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  • Previews: Pitch Perfect 3 Poster, Detroit, More!

    This week’s preview of coming attractions includes the latest Pitch Perfect 3 poster, Battle of the Sexes, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Detroit, and more… Pitch Perfect 3 Poster   The Bellas […]

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  • What To Watch on Shudder: Tenebrae and More

    This week’s guide to what to watch on Shudder features Tenebrae, Halloween II, and short film I Want You Inside Me… What to Watch on Shudder: Tenebrae Dario Argento’s 1982 […]

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Previews: Flatliners Trailer, Girls Trip, More!

This week’s preview of coming attractions features the new Flatliners trailer, Girls Trip, The Hitman’s Bodyguard, and more… Flatliners Trailer Is it a remake of the 1990 movie, or is it a sequel? This new Flatliners trailer reveals a lot about the plot, but does not answer the question resolutely. The film stars Ellen Page and Diego Luna as medical […]

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Film Review: Rock Dog

Rock Dog is a sufficiently likeable animated adventure. However, the storytelling becomes generic and the film lacks real originality. Bodi is meant to be a soldier in his father’s army, aiming to protect his village. When a radio falls from the sky, Bodi falls in love with music and wishes to pursue a career as a musician… Directed and co-written by […]

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Film Review: Gifted

Director Marc Webb hits the right notes with comedy-drama Gifted. The film balances sentiment with humour through a wonderfully depicted central relationship. Frank Adler is the guardian of his niece Mary, a young girl gifted in the subject of mathematics. Frank’s hopes for a normal upbringing for Mary are put into doubt when staff at Mary’s new school discover her […]

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Film Review: Dying Laughing

Dying Laughing is a fascinating documentary from directors Lloyd Stanton and Paul Toogood. Through their own words, comedians tell the story of making people laugh. A series of US and UK comedians are interviewed about their stand-up career. The topics that come up in these conversations include the start of their career, being on tour, formulating jokes, and dealing with […]

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Previews: Dunkirk Poster, Baby Driver, More!

Plenty in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the latest Dunkirk poster, plus Baby Driver, American Made, and more… Dunkirk Poster Here is the latest Dunkirk poster. Writer-director Christopher Nolan turns his attention to the war movie, after excelling in a number of other genres. The film stars Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, Cillian Murphy, and Kenneth Branagh. Dunkirk hits […]

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Film Review: My Cousin Rachel

Writer-director Roger Michell’s My Cousin Rachel is a sumptuous mystery drama. The clandestine nature of the film is engaging throughout, aided by a dynamic performance from Rachel Weisz. After his guardian Ambose dies, Philip plots revenge against his wife Rachel. He believes Rachel is responsible for Ambrose’s death. Yet Philip’s feelings become muddled after he meets Rachel… Based on the […]

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Film Review: Denial

Mick Jackson’s Denial is a courtroom drama that offers a good script and superb performances from its leads. Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah Lipstadt has just published her latest book, on the subject of Holocaust denial. Infamous Holocaust denier David Irving decides to bring a libel case against her in the UK courts. It is up to Deborah and her […]

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Film Review: Baywatch

Director Seth Gordon’s big screen adaptation of Baywatch is mildly entertaining, yet feels like a missed opportunity. The big names redeem the film rather, but not to a very great extent. Lifeguards Mitch Buchannon and his crew patrol the beach, to safeguard visitors and keep an eye on suspicious activity. When Olympian Matt Brody shows up for duty, he must show […]

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