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  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War


    Avengers: Infinity War is a satisfying and fantastical culmination of 10 years of Marvel movies, offering stunning and astonishing twists and turns as Earth's mightiest heroes team up for their biggest battle yet.

    The film keeps your attention throughout with the characteristics of all the characters colliding with each other in an exciting story which spans the Marvel universe. Thanos is a worthy villain with a thought-out backstory, putting him in the upper echelon on Marvel villains and despite the…

  • Doctor Strange

    Doctor Strange


    Even though I find most of the film to be predictable and bland, the last 30 minutes (and a few other sequences) are so insane and captivating that it makes the film a fantastic experience.

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  • A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place


    Despite a few generic jump-scares scattered throughout, A Quiet Place is a brilliant piece of original genre film.

    The tension is kept high throughout, amidst the rustling of plastic bags and the crunching of popcorn during the opening 30 minutes, with a simple story to keep the audience engaged. Strong performances across the whole cast is a highlight of the film, especially Emily Blunt who brings a resonating performance to the quietest of scenes, especially the ones involving the wonderfully-created…

  • Isle of Dogs

    Isle of Dogs


    Isle of Dogs is a worthy competitior to Fantastic Mr Fox in the Wes Anderson catalogue and only receives that status due to stunning stop-motion animation and a tremendous voice cast. 

    The story is sweet and charming and the jokes, especially the ones involving dogs, are funny. If Wes Anderson made this for us to appreciate man’s best friend then he was successful because as soon as the credits started rolling I was missing my own dog and wanted to…