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  • The Fear of 13

    The Fear of 13

    ★★★

    A singular account of a compelling crime story, from the man at the centre of it all, works as an interesting assessment of perspective and the very nature (and possible shortcomings) of storytelling itself; but never shakes off the feel that this is a re-telling that has been carefully crafted and rehearsed.

  • Amanda Knox

    Amanda Knox

    ★★★

    An intriguing, if not ultimately underwhelming delve into the infamous 2007 murder of an English exchange student at her home in Perugia, Italy, and the subsequent finger pointing at a young American woman named Amanda Knox.

    While it never burrows deep enough into the intricate details of the mysterious, brutal case - in the same way some more recent crime docs have done - it does, however, work as an interesting character study of all those involved (and possible ulterior motives) - from the suspects themselves, to the investigators, local police, and journalists closley following events as they unfolded.

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  • The Strangers: Prey at Night

    The Strangers: Prey at Night

    ★½

    Did we ask for it? Did we want it? Were we holding our breath? 

    No, no, and absolutely not. 

    A game of spot the reference, to the sound of a Spotify 'All Gold 80's' playlist, the only thing I was 'preying' for with this was for it to end...

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★

    Thanos demands your silence. 

    He also demands you watch 18 films beforehand, and your money at the cinema desk to help claw back that astronomical budget. 

    That said, this is a film that wonderfully plays to the core fans (those who sacrificed their time to watch The Dark World) and rewards their dedication with a 2.5 hour Return of the King style battle-for-earth-athon, where Tony Stark will once again find even more implausible ways to suit up, teenage Peter Parker…