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  • 6 Days

    6 Days

    ★★½

    6 Days bizarrely plays down the severity of its subject matter (the real-life siege of the Iranian Embassy in London in 1980 by Iranian terrorists) portraying what was an unprecedented event in a by-the-numbers, pedestrian way. The performances are fine and Toa Fraser's direction extracts some of the tension but considering the significance of the events, it feels oddly restricted and drab.

    It deservedly to be a palpable, intense and insightful action-thriller but 6 Days fails to understand what it…

  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    ★★★★

    A charming, hilarious and colourful comedy from the sharp mind of Taika Waititi. Endlessly quotable thanks to some of the funniest comedy performance and fantastic direction, Hunt For The Wilderpeople is an absolute joy. It sags in the middle a little and a couple of the jokes miss the landing but it remains frothy and enjoyable on a continual basis. Hec, it’s majestical (two puns for the price of one there).

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  • Justice League

    Justice League

    ★★

    While certainly better than the disastrous Suicide Squad and Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, Justice League is still a messy, jumbled and ultimately disappointing superhero film that hinders the momentum a fantastic Wonder Woman developed and leaves the franchise on rocky ground.

    Despite brief moments of fun, held together by fantastic performances (Gal Gadot steals the show once again, and Ezra Miller makes a great Flash) and terrific chemistry from the entire cast, it is simply not enough to…

  • Ingrid Goes West

    Ingrid Goes West

    ★★★★

    Ingrid Goes West is an excellent, biting and scorching rumination on the victims of the digital age, our hunger for popularity and desire to present the perfect online persona to everyone we come into contact with.

    Featuring some fantastic performances - both unfortunately likely to be overlooked - from Aubrey Plaza and Elizabeth Olsen, we explore the dangers of self-perfection in a darkly satirical way. Scarily-accurate and (whether I like it or not) deeply relevant to myself, Ingrid Goes West…