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  • War on Everyone

    War on Everyone


    As close to a Carl Hiaasen adaptation (no, Striptease doesn't count) as I'm likely to get. Honestly, this is an absolute mess... every actor, scene and music cue feels like it's from a different film. And yet, somehow it's sheer charm makes you forget all that and root for it to entertain you - which it then does. Finally, I've said it before an I'll say it again, Caleb Landry Jones will one day be one of our very best character actors. Dude is a chameleon and a really, really compelling watch.

  • Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

    Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie


    Just. Awful.

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    John Carter


    With the heart of classic 80s adventure and a modern aesthetic, #johncarter did what so many have failed to do. It made me feel like a kid.

  • Upside Down

    Upside Down


    Seriously. This film is so reliant on the suspension of disbelief that it becomes completely ridiculous.

    There are things that could probably be explained easily, alongside essential plot machinations that make no sense whatsoever. So what does the movie do to address the issue? Nothing. Instead it leaves the viewer scrabbling around looking for something to cling to - like the characters in the film who manipulate the rules of gravity to suit whatever the…