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  • The Festival

    The Festival

    ★★★

    Began pretty slow, but once it got going it was decent. There were moments of pure hilarity which boosts its score to 3 stars; if it didn't have that, it would be a simple 2/5. Not great, but not bad, either.

  • Leaving Neverland

    Leaving Neverland

    We live in an era where if you're accused of something, you're automatically guilty before proven innocent.

    Given that this documentary offers no evidence or facts about what is alleged to have happened, I'm quite shocked at how quick people are to believe Safechuck and Robson.

    The #MeToo campaign is partly to blame for this: it provided a great platform for those that were genuinely abused to speak out about what happened and get some justice for the atrocities that…

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  • 22 July

    22 July

    ★★★★

    22 July focuses on the atrocity carried out by Anders Behring Breivik in 2011. First, he detonated a bomb in a van, which was situated near the tower block housing the office of Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg; then he drove to Utoya Island and claimed to be a police officer sent to secure the island, before wreaking havoc with an assault rifle. This was all a part of his plan to inflict as much damage as possible, whilst garnering as…

  • Fyre

    Fyre

    ★★★★

    This was genuinely fascinating to watch and I was hooked from the get-go. I remember hearing about what an epic failure the Fyre Festival was at the time, but never quite understood just how bad it got until I saw this documentary.

    The whole project was spearheaded by Billy McFarland, someone who is quite simply an operating sociopath, who dragged thousands of people into this delusion of his, despite persistent warnings from those around him that it would not work.…