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  • The Suicide Squad
  • Another Round
  • Luca
  • The Fly

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  • True Story

    ★★★½

  • House of Gucci

    ★★★

  • Venom: Let There Be Carnage

    ★★½

  • Ghostbusters: Afterlife

    ★★

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  • True Story

    True Story

    ★★★½

    No, not the bad James Franco and Jonah Hill film, but in fact the surprisingly decent Netflix limited series that sees Kevin Hart's mega-famous comedian (I wonder who he based that performance on?) digging a ginormous hole for himself when some wrong'uns try to extort him for money, and big bro Wesley Snipes tries to help him out of it.

    The show asks you to suspend your disbelief quite a lot, but most of the twists work (although one that…

  • House of Gucci

    House of Gucci

    ★★★

    Ridley Scott tries to have his cake and eat it with his second film of the year straddling both a serious biographical crime drama and some sort of campy, bizarro exploration of the wild true story of how the Guccis went to war with each other over their world famous fashion brand. He wants us to take this film seriously but it can be difficult with Jared Leto turning the weird overacting up to 11 and Lady Gaga delivering lines…

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  • Black Swan

    Black Swan

    ★★★★★

    Every time I see 'Black Swan' again, I succumb to its beautifully dark and sinister spell some more. I cannot pick any fault with it, and every aspect - be it technical or narrative-based - doesn't only make me fall in love with Darren Aronofsky's masterpiece a little bit more, but it makes me fall in love with cinema a lot more (I didn't think it was possible).

    Because a masterpiece, a cinematic tour de force and a pure example…

  • American Beauty

    American Beauty

    ★★★★★

    INT. MORRISONS SUPERMARKET - EVENING

    A shabby looking young man is pushing a trolley down the frozen food aisle of MORSSIONS SUPERMARKET with a lack of interest. His trolley is full of typical unhealthy food which is often associated to students - microwave meals and pot noodles.

    He comes out of the aisle, and tries desperately not to make eye contact or even acknowledge other BORED SHOPPERS, he notices the DVD BARGAIN BIN. The BARGAIN BIN is full of DANNY…