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  • Unsane



    "Your phone is your worst enemy!" So advises a cameoing Matt Damon's cop to Claire Foy's stalking victim in Steven Soderbergh's Unsane. The line plays like an in-joke on Soderbergh's part, as the film itself was shot using iPhones, not for budgetary reasons, but because the director/cinematographer, who has experimented with developing technology throughout his career, shot his thriller in relative secrecy on a tight schedule, the ease of the device allowing him to quickly transition between camera set-ups and…

  • Tomb Raider

    Tomb Raider


    You can mock Paul WS Anderson all you want, but ask any large group of movie fans to name their favourite video game adaptations and you'll likely find his takes on Mortal Kombat and Resident Evil at the top of the poll. Granted, there's not much in the way of competition. Ever since the release of Super Mario Bros. in 1993, Hollywood has consistently failed to justify bringing a video game property to the screen, with many game-based movies (mostly…

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  • Spectre



    Spectre is like one of those boutique magazines you find in hotel rooms and on passenger planes. It's printed on glossy paper, immaculately designed and packed with appealing products, but devoid of engaging content.

    Read the review by Eric Hillis

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi


    As early as its customary opening crawl, I began to have a bad feeling about Star Wars: The Last Jedi. In what plays like a dig at the current leader of the free world (who was pictured earlier this year watching Rogue One on Air Force One), the word 'RESISTANCE' appears in upper-case letters, an early worrying sign that real world, outside forces may be intruding on this most endearingly innocent of escapist worlds.

    This is nothing new of course…