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  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★

    Given all the rave reviews I had heard beforehand, along with the gushing marketing campaign, I was really expecting this to be something special. Horror movies have never been my favourite genre, but every so often one will come along that rises above the pack and has a real vision, or a unique approach, or is just incredibly well done. I feel like this film was about half way there.

    Firstly, here’s what I liked.

    The sound design in this…

  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    ★★

    Well Hollywood, you did it. You took away all of the spectacle and wonder they once had and you made dinosaurs boring.

    The worst part about the first Jurassic World for me was the whole idea of genetically tailoring dinosaurs to follow human comands, act as weapons of war, and generally not be cool dinosaurs. If you share that opinion with me, then buckle up, because Fallen Kingdom takes that idea and absolutely runs with it. Runs it straight into…

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  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★★

    Like a lot of people, I was prepared for this movie to be a real disappointment. After all the troubles it went through during the production, and the fact that it was recasting one of the most iconic and beloved movie characters of all time, it was setting itself up to fail. I decided to lower my expectations, and tell myself that at worst, it would still be better than the prequels.

    I came out of the movie having really…

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★

    When talking to people immediately after having seen this for the first time, all I could really say was "I feel like I need to lie down". I've seen this movie twice now, and yet I'm still having trouble articulating my thoughts on it. I guess in short - I liked it a lot, but it's not the best the MCU has delivered. Obviously you cant expect every movie to live up to the expectations of being "the best one",…