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  • 3 Ninjas

    3 Ninjas

    ★★★★★

    Objectively speaking (if that is possible) - this film fucking sucks. It is flat out terrible. It says it tries to give you TMNT and Home Alone together, but really ends up with a horribly disfigured mutation that feels cheap and needs to be euthanised. Is it lazy? Yes. Is the script shit? Yes. Are there plenty of moments where you find yourself going 'there was just no need for that'? Yes.

    But hey,I grew up on this sloven piece…

  • God's Own Country

    God's Own Country

    ★★★½

    Fleshy, fluidy and muddy. GOC is intimate, vulnerable, tender - all amidst the vast hilly expanse of the foggy Yorkshire Pennines. Dialogue is minimal - but the performances more than make up for it - esp. Josh O'Connor as Johnny Saxby: an apathetic, disenchanted adolescent (read: bit of a jackass) who recalcitrantly falls for the newly employed Romania migrant worker, Gheorgy, played by Alan Secareanu. Definitely one of the best British releases this year.

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  • On the Rumba River

    On the Rumba River

    ★★★★★

    Pensive, playful, and politically pertinent at the same time. Sarasin's documentary is not just the story of the godfather of Rumba music in Africa, Papa Wendo, though that tale is a rich one, it is also a story of a nation: Congo. A story of rhythm and ruination, of artistic creation and political destruction, of friendship, family, and the love for music; of the hope that springs, as it appeared to the Congolese people at independence, and the betrayal that…

  • Bone Tomahawk

    Bone Tomahawk

    It is the official opinion of the back-up deputy that this is a fine piece of work.