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  • The Shape of Water

    The Shape of Water


    I love Guillermo Del Toro's work - not because he's the most innovative or technically proficient director around but because he's probably one of the most generous filmmakers working today. It's impossible not to see the warmth, passion and respect he has for other art forms, filmmakers and people in general in every single idea that he has and every single frame that he shoots. So while I wasn't as awestruck as others were about The Shape of Water I…

  • The Vault

    The Vault

    Fine, I fully accept that 'bank heist gets derailed by ghosts' is a dumb premise but James Franco's curly sideburns and handlebar moustache promised me and my family at the very least a fun, trashy, camp horror. Instead the scares are rote and predictable, the acting is mediocre (at best), and the writing and editing is so sloppy it's hard to tell if a vaguely cohesive narrative ever actually existed.*

    *I'm assuming the masked killer is a ghost even though…

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  • Paddington 2

    Paddington 2


    Who knew that the most perfect film ever made would be a Paddington sequel featuring Hugh Grant as a nun?

  • Poltergeist


    Why would you do this to yourself, Sam Rockwell? WHY?