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  • 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.

    Villeneuve's…

  • Flatliners

    Flatliners

    ½

    With such a big deal being made of Kiefer Sutherland's return, I was under the impression that this new incarnation of 'Flatliners' would continue the story of Nelson from Joel Schumacher's original film. Unfortunately the final product is far less intriguing. Kiefer's involvement has been diminished into a mere cameo that see's him occupying the mantle of, Dr. Barry Wolfson. Irrefutably this new version is a remake and whilst it may modernise the scientific elements it does so with maybe…

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  • It

    It

    ★★

    Easily, the most frustrating cinematic experience I've had this year.

    After viewing this adaptation and the 1990 TV miniseries, I have come to the conclusion that Stephen King's famous book would be better served as an episodic series. 

    It may sound like I'm about to contradict what I just said, but hear me out. This film feels incredibly long. I understand that 1,138 pages cannot be easily condensed, but I believe the people responsible for editing 'It' have made some…

  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★★

    Christoper Nolan provides further evidence that he is one of the most gifted directors working in the medium. 'Dunkirk' is not just a great war film but it blurs the lines and exemplifies itself as a terrific suspense thriller. 

    Structurally, 'Dunkirk' is presented in a non-linear style that masterfully demonstrates the importance of all regiments. It's an incredibly unique experience and an excellent example of visual storytelling due to it's minimalistic use of dialogue. 

    Nolan has gone on record as…