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  • Tom Clancy's Without Remorse

    Tom Clancy's Without Remorse

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    [spoilers for this, wind river and and sicario 2 fyi]

    Without Remorse is the story of this really elite soldier - the sort of elite soldier who, in a unit of the best and most elite soldiers, is clearly the most elite and best of them all, as well as the most good looking, and the funniest, and with the most well balanced personal life - who gets tangled up in a conspiracy and then everything gets taken from him…

  • Kiss Me Deadly

    Kiss Me Deadly

    ★★★★★

    KMD has one of the most interesting, compelling, depictions of nuclear tech ever. It strips out all the usual impressed technological, like, sexiness that nukes typically come presented with, boiling it all down to pure, horrifying object - myth made real, and all the conventions of noir dropping away in the face of what humanity’s just done - the collapser of genre as much as the destroyer of worlds.

    It’s such an interesting film - and i think the presentation…

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  • Zack Snyder's Justice League

    Zack Snyder's Justice League

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    The recording sessions that led to Nick Cave's 2016 album 'Skeleton Tree' were upended by an unexpected bereavement - the loss of one of his children. Revisiting material already written, he found in them an unexpected, harrowing resonance, the songs transformed utterly by events that post-dated them. He & the Bad Seeds and written an album about loss, not realising when they were writing that that'd be the case. It's an absolutely totemic, devastating record.

    Zack Snyder uses songs from the…

  • Alita: Battle Angel

    Alita: Battle Angel

    ★★★★★

    Viewing #4 of my favourite film of the year so far down, this time in IMAX. It makes a difference on the motorball stuff, those sequences are even better here, with that aspect ratio shift.

    I'll keep it short this time but one thing I really like about Alita's script - which seems to be the main target of criticism - is that it has the confidence not to undercut itself with, like, endless quips. It feels expansive and sincere…