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  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★

    A lean, mean and relentless wartime experience. I'm not sure how this will translate to the small screen, but on iMax, this was a floor shaking behemoth.

    Recommended?: this film gives you the illusion that you knew what it was like to be on that beach or in that Spitfire. Epic filmmaking.

  • Hidden Figures

    Hidden Figures

    ★★★½

    Great story great film. Holds up on a rewatch and just as inspiring and interesting second time around.

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  • Dredd

    Dredd

    ★★★★½

    Ouch. A $50million budget and only $13million in box office returns. Even the Sly Stallone starring Judge Dredd returned $34million at the box office (back in '95), and we all know how bad that was. So what's the deal? How can a consistently highly rated movie do so poorly? Namely because of idiots like me.

    When I first saw the images of Dredd online and in movie magazines it really didn't appeal at all. Urban looked like either his head…

  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

    The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

    ★★★★★

    One hell of a movie.

    Don't watch this expecting tonnes of action and shoot outs at high noon, it's not that sort of western. This is a character study filled with fine actors putting in career finest performances, gorgeous cinematography and an engaging and involving story.

    Deakins is on cinematography duty here and the film looks absolutely phenomenal as a result. The interior shots are beautifully lit, the costume design, the blood, sweat and grit are all perfectly captured, but…