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  • Doctor Sleep

    Doctor Sleep

    ★★★★½

    The sequel to The Shining first came out in 2013. It was very well received by fans of the previous book and fans of King in general, but personally I never expected to see it get a cinematic adaptation. Luckily for me, Mike Flanagan was up to the task.

    Doctor Sleep is nothing short of brilliant. It's easily one of the best Stephen King adaptations to date and It manages to honour both the original novel and Stanley Kubrick's adaptation…

  • El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    ★★★★

    As someone who never watched Breaking Bad as it was airing and only recently binge watched it, I can't tell you how much I needed this epilogue to the series. In the last episode of the show, Jesse's story was very much open ended and I was so glad that El Camino was ready for me to watch so that I could see a solid conclusion to the character.

    Aaron Paul continues to deliver in the lead role, the returning…

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  • The Upside

    The Upside

    ½

    Take The Intouchables, subtract the terrific performances, replace the heartwarming yet sincere chemistry between François Cluzet and Omar Sy with cheap humour and stereotypical back and forth charmless behaviour and add a bit of that generic American award begging feeling that Hollywood never seems to get sick of…

    And then you have The Upside. A film that panders towards the people in the world that think films are only worth watching If they're in English.

    I'd be lying If I said I didn't consider walking out halfway through.

  • Pet Sematary

    Pet Sematary

    ★★★★

    Before I get started on this review I am gonna quickly mention the book which It's based on and the previous adaptation of that book. The book is amazing and one of King's best works but the 1989 film…sucks. I kind of hate it. And the cult following It's gathered over the years confuses me. And what's more confusing is that people keep calling It a faithful adaptation despite the fact that there's not a mention of The Wendigo, entire…