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  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    ★★★

    Jurassic World: Haunted Mansion

  • The Post

    The Post

    ★★★★

    Spielberg's understated crusade for the indisputable need for a free press might be a little too low-key to have any impact in the morass of muddled rhetoric that is the present-day American political landscape, but sometimes you've got to preach to the choir because they've nodded off and let the church burn to the ground. And what a joy it is to see him knock out something so effortlessly classy in his spare time: The Post oozes The Berg's trademark…

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  • First Reformed

    First Reformed

    ★★★★

    God's lonely clergyman. Full review here

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★

    Not an Episode I-level failure, but Solo is so hamstrung by the needlessness of its own existence that it fights an uphill battle from the beginning and never feels like it's making much ground in that fight. Alden Ehrenreich either has, or is only directed to show, a fraction of the personality with which Harrison Ford imbued Han Solo, rendering the character instantly forgettable in a flat and emotionless story. Emilia Clarke is, as always, terrible, and Paul Bettany is…

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  • Oblivion

    Oblivion

    ★★★

    If you're the kind of person who liked Moon but a) needed every single piece of information explained to you at length and b) didn't think it had enough explosions or Tom Cruise in it, then Oblivion is for you.

  • Man of Steel

    Man of Steel

    ★★

    Like Krypton itself, Man Of Steel collapses under the weight of its own excesses, its hollow core the cause of its doom. It's beyond saving.

    That said, fat Laurence Fishburne outjogging a collapsing skyscraper is proper lolz.