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  • Annihilation

    Annihilation

    ★★★★

    features potentially the most horrifically disturbing concept of a creature ever concocted...

  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★½

    A good movie that I wish had been made a long time before the superhero genre felt so repetitive and tired.

    Jordan is potentially the most complex/ interesting villain we've seen in a Marvel movie yet; he's corrupted too far past the point of redemption to be fully likeable, but his motives are valid to the point they impact Wakanda and our protagonist for the better.

    Bizarrely, the title character felt like the least interesting character! It's the women of Wakanda who truly shine throughout and feel like a such a refreshing desperately needed injection into the genre.

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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    There's a lot of people talking about how full of charm and beauty La La Land is, and they're not wrong. It's a beautifully made film with strong performances and art direction/a colour palette to die for. What I haven't seen anyone really talk about, is how... achingly sad it is too.

    Rather then trying to be a straight up Hollywood musical, LLL feels more complex. Firstly, in all it's creative choices- an obvious tribute to the art of the…

  • 10 Cloverfield Lane

    10 Cloverfield Lane

    ★★★★

    Most people coming out of our screening:
    'That was good wasn't it'

    Me, loudly: 'THAT SOUND EDITING WAS EXQUISITE, I MEAN MY GOD, EVEN THE CRISPING OF DRY BLOOD ON THE PILLOWCASE...'

    The most intensely gripping/well paced/claustrophobic cinema experience I've had in a long time; with incredible performances from the whole cast (creepy Goodman is possibly the best Goodman) and definitely presents some interesting themes to explore regarding it's female protagonist and the Male vs. Female Gaze.

    Would have been…