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  • The Seventh Victim

    ★★★★★

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★½

  • Thor: Ragnarok

    ★★★★★

  • Black Panther

    ★★★★★

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  • The Seventh Victim

    The Seventh Victim

    ★★★★★

    Man, what a film. The mesmerising Jean Brooks runs in the night. The repressed sexuality. The shower scene that inspired Hitch. Devil worshippers. The ambiguity. It's just packed with unremitting gloom. Possibly Val Lewton's finest that I've watched so far, were it not for Cat People.

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    Watched this on the plane, as the directors intended. There were some very nearly great character moments in this films and then there weren't. This was almost a great film and then it wasn't really a film at all. Hope that helps.

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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Save the things you love. Religious dogma is bad. It doesn't matter who you are or where you're from: you can still be a part of a story. Life's more complex than good vs evil. That's what I took away from this film.

    I can see why hard core fans are disappointed. Not me though. I thought it was terrific.

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    One of those films in which mates say "you've not seen it? you would love it." and it's true.

    I was a devotee of Mad Max 2 as a teenager but not so big on Beyond Thunderdome. The only spoiler I got from this film was that it's really Charlize Theron's vehicle and not Tom Hardy's. This is quite true and I'm not just referring to the war rig.

    This film was shot beautifully and the action sequences were genuinely…