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  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story


    Rather wonderful.

  • American Honey

    American Honey


    When I go to the cinema, what I really want is to be transported, to forgot on some level that I am sitting on a red chair in a dark room, and instead to feel caught up in the world portrayed on screen. It doesn't happen that often, but when it does it's a real treat. And it happened for me with American Honey. Mesmerising, hypnotic, beautifully made, visually stunning with magical sound design too, it keeps unfurling over 2…

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  • Jason Bourne

    Jason Bourne


    I love Bourne. I've enjoyed every single Bourne movie, but this one didn't quite cut the mustard for me. In Supremacy and Ultimatum, Paul Greengrass achieved the incredibly rare feat of creating sequels that do not disarppoint, but he doesn't quite repeat that success here - mainly, I suspect, because it's the first one Tony Gilroy didn't write. There are still some fantastically thrilling scenes that really sweep you away, but the overall plot felt a little flat. Which brings…

  • Midnight Special

    Midnight Special


    Good sci-fi fun. What it lacks in plot it makes up for in good performances. Oh and Londoners: is it just me or were you reminded of the Garden Bridge?