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Check and mate. A thrilling, deftly emotional and resonant tour de force about outrunning and eventually overcoming our trauma and the - very exciting to watch - price of genius. Bruising compelling character writing and acting with real gut and a slick immensely captivating controlled vision, unlike anything on our screens right now, but like just enough things we know to be comforting and often enthralling make this show absolutely slap. I'm very late to the party but man did I enjoy this.
| KONG: SKULL ISLAND (2017) –
Director of Kong Skull Island Jordan Vogt-Roberts has discovered something of a mortal coil for the cinema screen, he swirls you into a giddy existential whirl where it’s impossible to believe what you’re seeing is on a giant cinema screen for a mere but not worthy £8 a pop.
He's crafted the Fury Road of 2017, a reminder of the adventure and visual language to be had in the blockbuster if we let it.…