Tag: film review

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Deadpool 2 Film Review

More wisecracks don’t hide Deadpool 2’s lack of purpose Probably the worst thing about Deadpool 2 is that ...
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Avengers: Infinity War Film Review

More showreel highlight than cinematic event While watching Wonder Woman in a packed screening, something occurred to me ...
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Truth or Dare Film Review

A perverse, self-aware delight Joining in with the uproarious laughter during my screening of Jeff Wadlow’s Truth or ...
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A Quiet Place Film Review

A lovingly detailed, well-acted and tense ride. ‘It’s sound!’ You’ll spot this headline on a framed newspaper clipping ...
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The Death of Stalin Film Review

A chance to laugh at history’s biggest bullies There’s no such thing as a cheap laugh and you ...
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12 Strong Film Review

Pays tribute to the soldiers while doing nothing for the audience. Nicolai Fulgsig’s 12 Strong turns warfare into ...
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Red Sparrow Film Review

Gratuity is the point. Red Sparrow probably came out at the wrong time. A movie with bodily exploitation ...
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Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool Film Review

Rose-tinted glasses don’t disguise a plodding script. For their first date, aging Hollywood star Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) ...
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Phantom Thread Film Review

Phantom Thread is a lot of things: a complicated love story between an accomplished dressmaker and a much ...
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Game Night Film Review

You might know the story, but you haven’t seen it told this well. Sometimes I wonder if the ...
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Black Panther Film Review

Refreshingly ambitious, even if it caves in the end. When every big blockbuster movie is an event, arriving ...
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The Greatest Showman Review

With a title like The Greatest Showman, it’s hard not to be interested in what the film has ...
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Delivers The Punch We’ve all ...

Fears The Last Jedi would be a copy of The Empire Strikes Back were quickly quashed as perhaps ...
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Kingsman 2: After Parody Comes Farce And It Doesn’t Really ...

Here’s what to do before you go and See Kingsman 2, the Gold Circle – have a stiff ...
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‘mother!’ Film Review

If nothing else, the most confounding film of the year. It’s not often anymore that a film gets ...
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‘Human Traces’ – MIFF 2017

Though its characters lack motivation, Nic Gorman’s Human Traces is a finely executed and taught thriller. Nic Gorman’s ...
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‘The Dark Tower’ – Reviewing The Beginning Of The End

  “There are other worlds than these,” Jake Chambers, The Child. If you want me to explain the ...
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Dunkirk Film Review

Empty your pockets for the biggest screen you can find – Dunkirk is all about the experience. Sometimes ...
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Spider-Boy Takes On The World

In Spider-Man: Homecoming – the latest of the Marvel franchise plot machine, Spider-Man (Peter Parker) is played by ...
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‘Baby Driver’ Film Review

Movie magic at its most magnificent Apparently, it takes a Brit to make a truly entertaining American blockbuster ...
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‘Una’ Film Review

Successful art, questionable entertainment. Una is an unfamiliar movie. On the surface, it sounds like a well-worn revenge ...
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‘The Nile Hilton Incident’ Film Review – Sydney Film Festival

The Nile Hilton Incident is a dark and politically engaged Egyptian film noir following the story of a ...
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The Party Film Review – Sydney Film Festival

The Party, written and directed by Sally Potter (Orlando, The Man Who Cried), has been described as “a ...
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Wonder Woman Film Review

When I heard DC was making a Wonder Woman movie, I got very excited. After the mother-of-all letdowns ...