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  • Rocketman

    Rocketman

    ★★★

    Dexter Fletcher just has to direct a musical biopic about George Michael now and he's got a trilogy.

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★

    If I took away anything from this crazy ten year cinematic adventure, it's this...

    Billions of lives are only restored because of a random rat poking about in a storage facility. You can take your superheroes, with their god-like powers and genius-level scientific brains. The genuine hero of the MCU, and the saviour of the universe, is a rodent...

    Bring on the new hero of Phase 4: "Iron Rat".

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  • The Sessions

    The Sessions

    ★★★★

    The first I heard about "The Sessions" before it received it's short UK cinema run was that John Hawkes was thought to be a dead cert for another acting nomination at this year's Oscars for his performance but had ended up being snubbed completely, which caused something of a fuss. I've considered myself a fan of Hawkes since "Me, You and Everyone We Know", cemented by a pair of astonishing, unsettling performances in "Winter's Bone" and "Martha Marcy May Marlene"…

  • Harpya

    Harpya

    ★★★★

    This is one of those films that I only remembered vaguely, like a sort of distant nightmare, from my childhood. It was shown on television when I was young and it burned itself into my psyche, but over the passing of time the memory blurred and the details got vaguer. I only remembered it was monochrome, animated in a disconcertingly stuttering way, involved a winged harpy tormenting and eating a man and was really frightening.
    Today is the first time…