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  • Hyenas

    ★★★★

  • Crimes of the Future

    ★★★★

  • Stromboli

    ★★★½

  • Peking Opera Blues

    ★★★★★

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  • Hyenas

    Hyenas

    ★★★★

    A scathing and intelligent critique of neo-colonialism, Hyenas is a potent tragicomedy with an incendiary point well made.

  • Crimes of the Future

    Crimes of the Future

    ★★★★

    Cronenberg's latest certainly feels like a culmination of his work to date and an update of his fixation on body horror to suit the current topic of rapidly advancing technology and its relationship with us. As a result it is fresh and timely, a work that feels as though it was made by someone in their prime not by a film maker pushing 80. The themes are so relevant and well explored while Mortensen gives another stellar turn to add…

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  • The End of the Tour

    The End of the Tour

    ★★★★

    Every word in this film is so immaculate, brimming with sharp insight and emotional resonance, while Jason Segel delivers a career best with his stunning performance as author David Foster Wallace.

  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    ★★

    "The greatest gladiator match in the history of the world. God versus man"

    By far, the most interesting thing about Zac Snyder's hefty and crowded superhero epic is that it is more of a reflection of our times than an escape from them like so many comic book movies are. While Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier had things things to say about the state of government espionage and the civil liberty issues that come with it, it was still…