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  • I Kill Giants

    I Kill Giants

    ★★★½

    Anders Walters I KILL GIANTS, thematically bites off more than it can chew. With a lack of nuance and ability to stick the landing, the third acts becomes a tangled web of fragmented themes

    However, the heart that beats among the story, and through the characterisation of Madison Wolfe’s Barbara, one cant help but fall in love with her turmoil. Teen angst, grief and inability to cope all play out in fits and busts and while they don’t work in context, Walters and Wolfe are amazingly well suited together as Wolfe brings out one of her best performances.

    The future is bright for Walters and Wolfe.

  • The Predator

    The Predator

    ★½

    Shane Black’s ‘THE PREDATOR’ encapsulates what modern blockbusters have become to a tee. It derives references to McTiernan’s original for needless nostalgia bait. While you can’t and shouldn’t compare the two, as they are made in different Hollywood climates it’s a shame that we feel the need to say that. Film making has become a clockwork machine, instead of capturing a filmmakers vision, it’s a paint by numbers situation for the elements that get talked about. Similarly to JURASSIC PARK…

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  • Zootopia

    Zootopia

    ★★★★★

    “Life isn’t a cartoon musical where your dreams come true, so let it go!”"

    I was very lucky and privileged to see Zootopia as part of the Animex Festival, with guest speaker Renato Des Anjos who is the Head of Animation for the "Zootopia" project and it's production. With that, I got to see the finished film with animation students, all of whom were excited and passionate about what they were witnessing. It was also a very intriguing watch due…

  • Memento

    Memento

    ★★★★★

    Because Christopher Nolan said;

    "Fuck it, let's make a movie backwards"