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  • A Bridge Too Far

    A Bridge Too Far

    ★★★½

    An incredible feat of production.

  • Deepwater Horizon

    Deepwater Horizon

    ★★★

    Surprisingly good. The performances of the cast are really quite good - Mark Wahlberg... bloody good. I think it fails a little in execution of the action sequences, which is a shame really but it still impresses. Perhaps there's a missed opportunity to make more of a statement about corporate greed and the environmental impact.

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  • Her

    Her

    ★★★★½

    Blimey. I'd heard only good things about this and, boy, it didn't disappoint. Maybe my favourite film from the last three or four years. The subject matter, style and production design are right up my street. It paints a conceivable future and shows its potential pitfalls at the same time as making it pretty appealing. Despite this incredibly cautionary tale, I found myself wanting a disembodied Scarlett Johansson in my phone (who wouldn't, right?).

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  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    ★★★½

    Sells the teenage superhero angle really well. Inexperienced and out of his depth at times but always desperate to do the right thing. Sells the teenage high-schooler less well, but still very likeable. Lots of fun, of course. And it's always great to see Iron Man/Tony Stark. The final action sequence is too dark and difficult to follow for me - like they had a great idea but the reality of it wasn't as good as the idea. Solid effort though and superior to the two previous Spider-Man iterations.