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  • The Lady in the Van

    The Lady in the Van

    ★★★

    A tale of kindness and humanity that it’s hard not to be moved by in this day and age. However, Alan Bennett’s screenplay (an adaptation of his own book) overburdens proceedings with the odd device of splitting his character in two, The Writer and The Man, so that he can have conversations with himself, something that just didn’t work for me. Meanwhile, Director, Nicholas Hytner, adds some truly bizarre overly whimsical flourishes towards the end and the final scene along…

  • The Outsiders

    The Outsiders

    ★★★

    ‘The Complete Novel’ cut

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★½

    It is very rare these days that I see a hugely budgeted movie that truly looks like it could of cost that much to make. In fact I’m usually left wondering how large the lead Actor’s trailer must have been because I simply can’t imagine where the money went. With the case of George Miller’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ however, every penny of it’s $150 million budget is right up there on the screen. It doesn’t look like Miller made…

  • Edge of Tomorrow

    Edge of Tomorrow

    ★★★★

    The Best Cruise-gasm in years