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  • Dolittle

    Dolittle

    ★★

    What will Robert Downey. Jr do after hanging up his boots (or suits) with Iron Man and Marvel?

    That's the question many people had been asking as Avengers: Endgame prepared to give Marvel's cover star a fond farewell.

    Apparently though, the answer is regrettable choices.

    Because unlike much of RDJ's recent work, Dolittle is anything but spectacular.

    Dolittle not only lures in the mega-star prowess of Downey. Jr, but also the likes of Emma Thompson, Rami Malek, Tom Holland, Octavia…

  • Sonic the Hedgehog

    Sonic the Hedgehog

    ★★★

    Films based on video-games are treacherous waters, rarely finding lasting success on the big-screen.

    That did not deter Jeff Fowler, also undeterred by the added pressure of making his feature directorial debut.

    His adaptation of the Sonic the Hedgehog video-game franchise by SEGA was his first point of call, and let's be clear, it's not nearly as bad as it could have been.

    The film was almost doomed from the outset; and we're not talking about the limited success of…

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  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

    ★★★★½

    From the man behind What We Do in the Shadows and Thor: Ragnarok comes satirical black comedy Jojo Rabbit, featuring 2019's early Christmas gift - imaginary best friend, Adolf Hitler.

    Handled superbly by Jojo's director and screenwriter Taika Waititi, this childish mockery of the Nazi regime and its leader (based loosely on Christine Leunen's novel Caging Skies) is utterly brilliant.

    From start to finish, Jojo Rabbit brandishes a hilarious arsenal of tricks and treats, blessed with a fantastic cast led…

  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★★★★

    From the director behind The Hangover trilogy comes a never before seen case study of one of cinema's most iconic villains.

    Todd Phillips's comic-book venture Joker successfully exploits a gap in the market that soars far above anything the industry has provided before.

    And it's something we will surely crave again - if that is even possible.

    Joker is simply brilliant from start to finish, a project encapsulated by a gritty, career-defining performance from Joaquin Phoenix.

    The three-time Academy Award…