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  • Widows

    Widows

    ★★

    Steve McQueen’s crime thriller about four women who aim to pull off a heist that one of their husbands was attempting. Starring Viola Davis and Michelle Rodriguez.

    The story concerns a police shootout leaves four robbers dead during a quick-tempered equipped theft attempt in Chicago. Their widows – Veronica (Viola Davis), Linda (Michelle Rodriguez), Alice (Elizabeth Debicki) and Belle (Cynthia Erivo) – have no similarities between them but an obligation left behind by their husbands' unlawful actions.

    Eager to furnace…

  • Bumblebee

    Bumblebee

    ★★★★

    Travis Knight directs this action adventure. On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Starring Hailee Steinfield and Dylan O’Brien.

    Travis Knight’s directorial debut was the very enjoyable Oscar-nominated, BAFTA-winning animated adventure Kubo and the Two Strings.

    Now, Knight turns to his first live-action film called Bumblebee, the sixth instalment in the Transformers franchise and a prequel to the first Transformers movie which was released 11 years earlier.

    However,…

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  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★★

    Yorgos Lanthimos directs this period comedy-drama in which Queen Anne’s (Olivia Colman) relationship with Sarah Churchill (Rachel Weisz) is turned upside down by the arrival of Anne’s cousin Abigail (Emma Stone).

    Yorgos Lanthimos’s previous film was the horror film The Killing of a Sacred Deer, with Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman, which is my personal favourite from 2017 and also featured a star-making supporting performance from Barry Keoghan.

    Now, for his latest effort, Lanthimos chooses to go back to the…

  • Game Night

    Game Night

    ★★★★

    John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein direct this black comedy in which a group of friends who have regular game nights find themselves involved in a murder mystery. Starring Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler and Sharon Horgan.

    Max (Jason Bateman) and Annie’s (Rachel McAdams) weekly game night gets jerked up a level when Max's brother Brooks (Kyle Chandler) organises a murder mystery get-together – complete with false criminals and federal negotiators. So when Brooks gets abducted, it's all assumed…