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  • Happy Death Day

    Happy Death Day

    ★★★½

    "Elevator pitches don’t come much catchier than the premise of Christopher Landon’s teen slasher Happy Death Day: it’s Groundhog Day, but with murder! Yep, it tells the story of a sorority girl, played by Jessica Rothe, who has to relive the day of her grisly murder over and over again, using the knowledge she gains every day to help her figure out who her killer is and survive until tomorrow. Though obviously ridiculous, it’s nonetheless an irresistible set-up that Landon and screenwriter Scott Lobdell capitalise on with wit and inventiveness."

    Read the full review at Seensome.com

  • Borg vs McEnroe

    Borg vs McEnroe

    ★★★½

    Though not as compelling or downright entertaining, Borg McEnroe treads similar ground as Ron Howard's Rush in its depiction of a we're-not-so-different-you-and-I sporting rivalry. While that film's Hunt and Lauda needle each other throughout, the rivalry is less direct here, played up more by the media and in the mind of the two tennis greats on a collision course at Wimbledon.

    For the seemingly ice-cold Bjorn Borg (Sverrir Gudnason), the prospect of losing to a fiery up and comer -…

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  • Child 44

    Child 44

    ★★½

    "How can a film starring Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman and Noomi Rapace possibly be bad?", you might ask. Well Daniel Espinosa's grim, sluggish, muddled Soviet thriller Child 44 has all the answers.

    Hardy is always magnetic on screen and even saddled with an iffy Russian accent, he gives a compelling enough performance as Leo, the MGB agent at the centre of the film's two stories, both of which could've made a better film on their own.

    Firstly, there's the story…

  • Run All Night

    Run All Night

    ★★★

    "They say the definition of insanity is trying the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, so after seeing espionage snooze-fest Unknown and dull airplane hijack thriller Non-Stop, you might be insane to expect anything other than a convoluted mess from Run All Night, the latest in the ongoing collaboration between Spanish director Jaume Collet-Serra and star Liam Neeson. It's a mildly pleasant surprise then that this father-son crime drama is a more watchable affair than the duo's previous efforts."

    Read the full review at seensome.com