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  • Run

    Run

    ★★★

    The problem when a film so closely follows the path of a shocking real life story, is when it veers from that path you’re going to judge it compared to reality. For all the good the first 2/3 of Run is, which for the most part feels familiar territory but with some neat variances, the last half hour or so is just so incredibly bad, it’s hard to bear each bad decision after another when it comes to the writing decisions. It falls off a cliff and just keeps getting worse, and it’s a real shame.

  • The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special

    The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special

    ★★½

    The original Star Wars Christmas Special might be remembered for the wrong reasons, but I’m not sure this one will be remembered at all.

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  • Our Popcorn Movie Dystopia - SOME MORE NEWS: THE MOVIE

    Our Popcorn Movie Dystopia - SOME MORE NEWS: THE MOVIE

    ★★★★

    News dude Cody Showdy refuses to be constrained by his usual succinct hour long diatribes, and uses a trip through pop culture to explain how despite everything feeling like the end of times - there is reason to be optimistic and form a better future for ourselves.

    As usual it's preaching to the choir, but with Cody's videos it's never an issue as it provides an informed and entertaining look at the issue that serves both a reminder that you're…

  • Mud

    Mud

    ★★★★

    Coming-of-age dramas often sit among my favourite films. I'm not sure which I prefer - the ones that I can relate to, echoing my own emotions through my teenage years, or the ones that are vastly different, where I see nothing in common with my own life. 'Mud' sits very clearly in that second camp.

    Like 'This Is England', I feel 'Mud' could have had no real plot at all, and I still would've fallen in love with it. A…