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  • First Man

    First Man

    ★★½

    Huge disappointment.
    Had really high expectations of this one, not entirely sure why as I tend to dislike a fair few of Ryan Gosling movies and sadly this is just another one to add to that list.
    Overly long extreme close up shots. Too many home movie style scenes. Jumpy camera work. Bad sound editing (not sure if this was a problem due to seeing in IMAX??). A lack of connection with the characters which considering that it surrounds one…

  • The Hate U Give

    The Hate U Give

    ★★★★

    Powerful and thought provoking.
    I really enjoyed this movie inspite of the fact that it's quite difficult to watch at times due to it's subject material.
    Amandla Stenberg is excellent playing the lead. She gives a performance full of emotion and depth that should have been far beyond her slender years.
    The storyline does become a little convoluted at times but not enough to damage the overall outcome.
    It's very much a modern day version of the Detroit movie from…

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  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★½

    Good not great.
    For all the fanfare behind this movie it was always going to be hard to live up to the hype and sadly it doesn't. Boseman and Jordan both provide strong performances. It's a visually stunning movie.
    But when it comes to the crunch, it's nothing more than a generic super hero movie. We were promised we'd be wowed but ultimately there is nothing new here.
    Marvel is usually very clever with the comedy element in their movies…

  • Finding Your Feet

    Finding Your Feet

    ★★★★

    Delightfully charming.
    British comedy at its very best. Not laugh out loud but subtle comedy with more than a few emotional twists along the way. The cast are all excellent.
    A very enjoyable movie which I would recommend.