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  • American Animals

    American Animals

    ★★★★★

    STX + FILM4. Cinema
    2.39:1
    Color 
    ARRIRAW (2.8K) + ProRes 4444 (4K)
    15

    ”How can I tell you if I'm in or I'm out without telling me the first thing about what I might be in or out of”

    American Animals is truly one of the quintessential pieces of American cinema I've ever bare witness. A stunning piece of film that is complex, vivid and abstract in all that it entails. The social conscious themes of greed, white privilege and…

  • The Nun

    The Nun

    ★★★

    Warner Bros. Cinema
    2.39:1
    Color 
    Codex
    15

    “I'm afraid there is something very wrong with this place”

    The Nun success lies with a haunting and eerie production design that evokes such a shocking sense of fright and terror with a superb level of filmmaking craft that excels in creating an intense and atmospheric space with the camera. The hammer horror era is clearly an influence for Hardy, as is Vincent Price in moments of well-placed dashes of self-referential humour that…

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  • A Simple Favor

    A Simple Favor

    ★★

    Lionsgate. Cinema 
    2.39:1
    Colour 
    DXL RAW
    15

    She's an enigma my wife. You can get close to her, but you never quite reach her. She's like a, beautiful ghost”

    Paul Feig’s wannabe stylish thriller reminiscent of filmmakers Hitchcock and Fincher is an underwhelming and forgettable bore, verging far more on cheap chic than sophisticated nuance. Never engaging, atmospheric or interesting to serve the audience a plausible scenario of tension and intrigue. Henry Golding shows more signs of interest with every…

  • White Boy Rick

    White Boy Rick

    ★★★★

    SONY. Cinema
    1.66:1 + 2.39:1
    Color 
    Codex
    15

    White Boy Rick captures the boots on the ground peddling drugs in an intense, stylised and destructive manner. Fighting for nothing and everything in the same breath. Living for tomorrow in the fleeting ideals of the present in which everything that means something is withering away slowly but ever so surely. Yann Demange bites off a little too much with condensed material that can't decide whether to linger or cut and run,…

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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★

    Disney + Lucasfilm. Vue Extreme Cinema
    2.39:1
    Color 
    35mm + 65mm + Codex
    12
    2D

    “Let the past die. Kill it, if you have to. That's the only way to become what you are meant to be”

    Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi is a bitterly disappointing, flat, tiresome, and ultimately disastrous attempt at wanting to stand out against the norm. The tone is completely utterly wrong for such a massively important episode in a franchise that needs to go darker…

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★★

    Disney + Marvel. Cinema
    2.39:1
    Color 
    Codex
    12a

    “In time, you will know what it's like to lose. To feel so desperately that you're right. Yet to fail all the same. Dread it. Run from it. Destiny still arrives”

    Avengers: Infinity War is an incredibly ballsy film, far more so than the recent controversy surrounding Star Wars: The Last Jedi. It doesn’t evolve storytelling, or filmmaking for that matter. If you’re an avid fan of the franchise you won’t find…