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  • Lucky

    Lucky

    ★★★★

    Wonderfully honest movie about ageing and accepting death and loss. There are very few movies that take this subject on in such a direct, honest and lowkey way. It is well acted and written, and somehow, despite the tragedy of human existence, feelgood. Loved it.

  • Kingsman: The Golden Circle

    Kingsman: The Golden Circle

    ★★★★

    A fun over the top take on the British spy action genre, well acted and directed. Has a confusing stance on drugs (it’s super bad but we should legalise it?) and some predictability, but overall really enjoyable.

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  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    ★½

    My love for Star Wars is really gone. A load of cliches and bombastic heroism in a sci-for wrapper. Boring.

  • Interstellar

    Interstellar

    ★★½

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

    Great science fiction and exposition of ideas, sadly tacked onto a lacklustre tearjerker with no interesting characters.

    For a blockbuster science fiction movie it does a lot of things right: interesting ideas about gravity and dimensions, convincing portrayal of robotics, and even some (well okay, a lot of) musings about relative time and what it means for us as humans. But instead the main concept the script latches onto is that love transcends all laws of physics, and in doing…