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  • Unforgettable

    Unforgettable

    ★★

    Built on the hysteria of cheap literature, Unforgettable sifts through the melodramatic dung heap in an ironically forgettable fashion as its female-focused drama flaps around like a tattered dime novel while struggling to get behind the predicaments of its own characters. Ridiculously overwrought and weighted by hostility and anger, Denise Di Novi’s directorial debut screams its way into theatres like a frenzied divorce settlement, allowing its bitter battle to play out in full force while the women tug and pull at their prince charming like schoolgirls fighting over a newly discovered Cabbage Patch Kid.

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  • The Sense of an Ending

    The Sense of an Ending

    ★★

    Like a life frittered away before your eyes, The Sense of an Ending squanders time and patience on its geriatric plotting as hours spent admiring the view leads to a conclusion that can only impress a tolerant and wistful generation. While retirees beam adoringly at the film’s final musings about the passage of time and manufacture of history, younger and more analytical viewers may struggle to find anything of substance between the lines of its pallid plotting, particularly as its…

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  • Interstellar

    Interstellar

    ★★★★★

    I cried more than once during this film and that's an extremely big deal considering my usual inability to connect to blockbusters. I was absolutely dreading seeing Interstellar because even though Christopher Nolan has proved time and time again that he's a fantastic director, this film just didn't appear to be all that promising. Not only did it look unoriginal and overly-ambitious but the idea of sitting through two and a half hours of Matthew McConaughey delivering his finest southern…

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★

    I wasn’t going to bother reviewing Star Wars: The Force Awakens out of respect for the majority of the film population who adore the series, but as I’ve seen the original trilogy numerous times I feel like I’ve earned the right to put in my two cents on this one.

    Seeing a Star Wars film in the cinema was a strange experience for me and possibly the only time that I’ve felt like a complete movie outsider. I covertly glanced…