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  • Widows

    Widows

    ★★★★

    Widows is Steven McQueen’s feature length followup to 2013’s 12 Years A Slave, who co-wrote the screenplay alongside Gone Girl author/screenwriter Gillian Flynn, based on 80’s ITV television series of the same name. The film opens with a car chase sequence between the robbers and the cops, which results in the death of the robbers and thus we focus on the Widows having to deal with the aftermath. Harry’s wife, Veronica, is met by Jamal Manning, a local and powerful…

  • The Hate U Give

    The Hate U Give

    ★★★½

    The Hate U Give is the feature adaptation of Angie Thomas’ young adult novel of the same name that was published last year. The film focuses on the duel lifestyle of Starr Carter within her neighbourhood of Garden Heights and going to a mostly predominantly white private school, Williamson Prep. When attending a party one weekend and bumping into childhood friend Khalil, a gunshot is fired and Khalil gives Starr a lift home. On the way home, they get pulled…

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  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★★

    After his introduction to audiences in 2016's Captain America: Civil War, T'Challa aka Black Panther, gets his solo outing, the first cinematic film for the character as well as the first black superhero film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. T'Challa returns home to Wakanda to take his rightful place on the throne as the new king after his father's tragic death in the events of Civil War. Upon his return, two enemies of Wakanda hatch a plan that not only…

  • Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman

    ★★★★½

    Wonder Woman is the latest instalment in Warner Bros. DC Extended Universe, the first female led superhero film in over a decade (we can try to forget that Catwoman and Elektra happened....but they did) and also the first female director to direct a superhero film with a female protagonist (the second in comic book films behind Lexi Alexander for 2008's Punisher: War Zone). From these points, plus the fact that the films within the DCEU haven't received the critical claim…