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  • The Greatest Showman

    The Greatest Showman

    ★★★★★

    8 years in the making. 8, well spent years! 
    Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron et al are outstanding in the fun filled showcase that is ‘The Greatest Showman’. 


    P.T. Barnum is the son of a tailor, downtrodden and disrespected in society. Whilst working for his father as a small boy, Barnum meets the love of his life, Charity and the story follows them on their journey from relative poverty and financial insecurity into the world of entertainment and ‘freaks’. 

    Hugh Jackman‘s…

  • The Commuter

    The Commuter

    ★★★

    Liam Neeson returns to action as an ex-cop in this action packed thriller set on a busy commuter train from NYC at rush hour. His daily routine is about to be turned upside down as financial gain is at risk for an unknown price. 

    When Michael (Neeson) loses his job as an insurance salesman and with all financial security disappearing, a once in a lifetime offer presents itself but that is as good as it gets.

    From that moment on,…

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  • Darkest Hour

    Darkest Hour

    ★★★★½

    Gary Oldman’s portrail of Winston Churchill is absolutly impeccable and one that is worthy of many awards this season, including a very deserved Golden Globe for “Best Performance in a Motion Picture - Drama”. Oldman is the perfect casting for the role and manages to captures the essence that makes this movie so gripping.

    Churchill’s rise to power as a Britain’s Prime Minister during the delicate time in the fight for Europe during WWII and the struggles from within his…

  • Downsizing

    Downsizing

    ★★★

    Downsizing is an interesting blend of real world issues mixed with fantastic comedy. Although the first half of the film felt a little slow due to the ‘out there’ concept and thus, necessary setup, the film has moments of brilliance and the ability to make you laugh throughout. 

    With all the high quality films out there at the moment, it does seem to fall slightly short of the mark, excuse the pun, and potentially needs a shortening in length.

    Overall, the film is enjoyable, whitty and thought provoking but could serve best as an extended TV series or Netflix addition.

    A solid 3/5*