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  • No Strings Attached

    No Strings Attached


    I love justifying my enjoyment of something after I've spent the past ninety minutes being emotionally manipulated.

    Supported by a terrific ensemble featuring recognisable talent; Greta Gerwig, Kevin Kline & Cary Ewles; Ashton Kutcher & Natalie Portman share a great dynamic with the latter delivering an impressive performance in a dual role as lead actress & executive producer.

    Elizabeth Meriwether's screenplay makes for predictable reading but that doesn't derive any of the film's pleasures. Capitalising on the genres finest tropes and serving up…

  • A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place


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

    Was the man in the woods supposed to be a manifestation of annoying moviegoers?

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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi


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

    I'm not here to complain and create any animosity amongst the 'Star Wars' fan base. If you read this and don't like what I have to say then please don't verbally abuse me. Film is subjective and if you like 'The Last Jedi', I respect that. I wish that I was able to share your enthusiasm. Unfortunately, I feel that it is the worst entry in the franchise to date. If you honestly believe that I have some sort of…

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049


    Denis Villeneuve has made the impossible, possible. I have made no secret of the adoration I feel for Ridley Scott's 1982 opus. The original 'Blade Runner' is the greatest science-fiction film of all time. Surely a sequel that comes within touching distance of replicating such quality seems unfathomable? With a director like Denis at the helm, expectations are already inflated. Any preconceptions that you may have had are irrelevant. Nothing can prepare you for the literal perfection that ensues.