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The Front Runner: Review

A film that reminds us that you can’t always champion the press. If The Front Runner stands out at all, ...
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Mary Queen of Scots Film Review

Might make you wonder why you’re watching it I had kind of a curious experience watching Mary Queen of Scots ...
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Glass Film Review

Shyamalan once again proves he has a lot to say and no idea how to say it. Movie obsessives like ...
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Bumblebee Film Review

Doesn’t try very hard to justify its existence There are two ways to look at Bumblebee. The first is as ...
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Aquaman Film Review

Beyond the realm of critical consideration There are a few moments in Aquaman (dir. James Wan) that feel monumental. They ...
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Mortal Engines Film Review

A valiant attempt to prove there’s still soul in blockbuster movies today Mortal Engines seems doomed to fail. A high-concept, ...
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The Girl in the Spider’s Web Film Review

A taught, entertaining thriller restricted by its own super-heroic ambitions Some movies could be great, they just need a little ...
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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Review

Grindelwald’s most heinous crime is its second act. The latest entry in the Harry Potter spinoff franchise has so many ...
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Suspiria Film Review

Focus on the filth and forgo the faux-art. Probably the worst thing about Luca Guadanino’s Suspiria remake is how it ...
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Searching Film Review

Nifty technique provides great platform for talented filmmakers Reviewers are comparing the technique used in Searching (dir. Aneesh Chaganty) to ...
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Christopher Robin Film Review

Oddly sombre in tone, Christopher Robin still works more often than it doesn’t. A number of critics took issue with Christopher ...
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A Simple Favour Film Review

Best served with a cocktail in the middle of the day Few movies manage that precarious balance between parody and ...
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Juliet, Naked Film Review

Try as you might to resist it—it’s a winner Certain movies simply win you over. Even when you can see ...
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The Nun Film Review

A movie that should’ve stayed a painting. Sitting through The Nun like a half-baked high-schooler trying to will something into existence ...
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Melbourne International Film Festival 2018: Three Film Reviews

Climax When I tell people about Gaspar Noé’s films (likely often enough to constitute a social faux pas), I like ...
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Mission Impossible: Fallout Film Review

This is what a perfect blockbuster looks like. Here’s the thing with Tom Cruise: watching him, it’s hard not to ...
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Whitney Film Review

A comprehensive investigation into an iconic figure There’s a moment in Whitney in which, during the titular superstar singer’s rise ...
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The Equalizer 2 Film Review

Nasty fun Critics have been using words like ‘sadistic’ and ‘nasty’ (RogerEbert) to lambast The Equalizer 2, labelling it a ...
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Skyscraper Film Review

Too much dumb, not enough fun To explain why Skyscraper (dir. Rawson Marshall Thurber) doesn’t work, I have to resort ...
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Ant Man and the Wasp Film Review

More B movie than Ant movie Ant Man and The Wasp (dir. Peyton Reed) fits into a peculiar tradition in ...
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Sicario: Day of the Soldado Film Review

As fun as it is bleak and disturbing A couple of things happen when a new screenplay written by Taylor ...
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

A B-movie that falls victim to the requirements of a blockbuster The biggest question raised by Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ...
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Tag Film Review

At least Hannibal Buress is funny Is it to the film’s credit if you laugh a great deal, but every ...
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The Incredibles 2 Film Review

Revitalises the superhero genre, Pixar-style The Incredibles 2 opens where the last one left us 14 years ago, with the ...