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  • Deadpool 2

    Deadpool 2

    ★★★

    Usually wouldn't have caught a film like this in the cinema but ya gotta rep for your friends every once in a while because then they might tag along to films that they know they might not necessarily enjoy. That being said I didn't particularly dislike the original Deadpool, I just felt like the tired origin story blueprint was incredibly uninspired and couldn't be hidden with the numerous fourth wall breaks and higher than usual quip per minute count for…

  • Game Night

    Game Night

    ★★★

    Nice to see a big comedy film that's plot focused and not over-reliant on improv, but such a great premise kinda left me desiring a little bit more from the film.

    It's got good jokes and is pretty well made, with competent direction and interesting shot composition and scene transitions. The film flows very well, but often finds itself in a dry middle ground between being a comedy or a light thriller. The action scenes are all decent, but nothing…

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  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina

    ★★★★

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

    Ex Machina is a thought provoking and very topical film regarding A.I. It features a great directing debut for esteemed writer Alex Garland, as well as offering a showcase for three very talented up and comers; Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac and Alicia Vikander.

    The plot wasn't as cliched as I was worried it may be, and caught me off guard with its twists and great characters. Oscar Isaac in particular was fantastic and his character was very interesting and believable.…

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★½

    Don't mind me, just adding another glowing La La Land review to the neverending pile. This is a very grand film in every sense of the word and it stands out in the current film landscape in just how joyful and classically influenced it is.

    For a portion of the first half I was close to having an "is this it?" moment, because despite the huge musical numbers and inventive direction & cinematography, the plot was a bit run of the…