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  • Molly's Game

    Molly's Game

    ★★★★½

    “Because it's my name... and I'll never have another.”

    I knew I was going to like Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut, ‘Molly’s Game’, but after it ended I walked out of the theater absolutely loving the film. 

    Aaron Sorkin is one of my favorite screenwriters and unsurprisingly, his script here contains more of the same quick, breathless, razor sharp dialogue I’ve come to expect from Sorkin. Thankfully, Sorkin’s direction is just as assured and confident as his writing, too. This is…

  • The Greatest Showman

    The Greatest Showman

    ★★★★

    “No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else.”

    ‘The Greatest Showman’ is one of the biggest, most pleasant surprises of 2017. The trailers for this didn’t really do it for me so when I eventually found myself sitting in the theater with some friends waiting for this to start, I just kind of shrugged it all off hoping the next 100 minutes wouldn’t be as grueling as I thought it would be. After the film ended though,…

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  • The Post

    The Post

    ★★★★

    "Do you have the papers?"

    'The Post' follows the first female newspaper publisher Kay Graham played by the incomparable Meryl Streep and her hard-driving editor played by Tom Hanks who acquire proof of a scandal that spanned four presidencies which then began a ruthless battle between government and press.

    In the era of "fake news", 'The Post' is essential viewing for not only every hopeful or established journalist, but for the general public if you feel you are being bombarded…

  • American Honey

    American Honey

    ★★★★★

    American Honey is a raw, blazing look into the life of the American Dream. Not only does it have elements of that, it weaves elements of a coming of age film and a road trip movie all into the mix. It's a very unconventional mix of different genres, but wow, does it work. One of the best things about the film is it's buzzing and energetic soundtrack. It will stay in your head long after the film is over and…