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  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★½

    "So dark! You’re sure you’re not from the DC universe?"

    The shadow of Thanos looms large in a gutsy blockbuster balancing act that finally reveals Marvel's dark side. While it does succeed in ticking all of the Marvel boxes and launching the franchise into a daring new direction, it sadly struggles to bring it's diverse characters and varying tones to a concise, coherent, and complete whole.

  • A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place

    ★★★★★

    John Krasinski dials down the volume and exposition to deliver a beautifully subtle, muscle-achingly tense, and genuinely one-of-a-kind cinema experience.

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  • Chinatown

    Chinatown

    ★★★★½

    Forget a review, It's Chinatown.

  • Black Hawk Down

    Black Hawk Down

    ★★★★½

    Scott described the film as ‘anti-war, but pro-military’ and that is certainly true. There’s no single star-lead protagonist, but a team of individual heroes. There’s no sentimental bullshit; showing the families back home or close-ups of American flags fluttering in the wind. Instead Scott bravely removes these genre clichés and replaces them with the gritty reality of war.

    Typically of Scott there’s an incredible attention to detail, with even something as small as a hot shell casing burning a soldier’s…