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  • Ocean's Eight

    Ocean's Eight


    Doesn’t quite live up to the Clooney trilogy but still very enjoyable. Bullock owns her role as does Blanchette and even Rihanna (!) but unfortunately the characters outside of two or three aren’t quite individualized as hoped. However, I did laugh quite a bit and honestly I’m a sucker for heist films.

  • Trick 'r Treat

    Trick 'r Treat


    Gleefully twisted and has the best payoffs in a horror film. Runs at a great pace as well, not over staying it’s welcome or drawing out its concepts.

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  • Finding Dory

    Finding Dory


    Pixar has done it again. They've 
    managed to strike that balance between humour and heartwarming perfectly. They've also managed to do a proper sequel and avoid another Cars 2 situation.

    I loved the new character additions, specifically Ed O Neil's Hank character and Edris Elba's seal character. However the old characters that appear do an entertaining job as well, specifically Ellen DeGeneres as Dory. DeGeneres owns the role and adds plenty of warmth to an already inviting character.

    The best…

  • Nightcrawler



    All I knew about this film going in was that Jake Gyllenhaal gives an amazing performance and that it was about freelance journalism. And honestly that's all you need to know. Knowing too much more about the story or even Gyllenhaal's performance diminishes the overall experience. All I will say is that everything said about Gyllenhaal's performance is true and that this one of very few movies where I saw countless possibilities of where the story would go and I…