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  • Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

    Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

    ★★★★½

    Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer – 9/10

    This one packs one hell of a punch. Fearless and ferocious filmmaking. It shows just what you can achieve on a $100,000 budget if you utilise the camera to its full potential. The simplest of camera movements result in eery shots that make you feel dirty and anxious.

    At first, I thought the two supporting performances were a bit ropey, but they grow on you as the film progresses. Michael Rooker is…

  • Fisherman’s Friends

    Fisherman’s Friends

    ★★½

    Fisherman's Friends – 5.5/10

    A ‘true story’ about a group of sea-shanty singing men from Cornwall who make it big. It has a good cast and is well acted, but it is all a bit too televisual for me. The plot is extremely predictable and formulaic with no real shocks or surprises.

    It’s all just a bit too ‘nice’.

    Minus 1 star for Noel Clarke's accent.

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  • Ghost Stories

    Ghost Stories

    ★★★★

    Ghost Stories - 8/10

    A well written, finely crafted British horror film which is genuinely creepy. It feels like such a long time since we've had a film like this. I think any horror enthusiast who grew up on 70's/80's horror will enjoy it.

    There are a few splashes of dark humour here and there and the casting is superb. Paul Whitehouse was a particularly inspired piece of casting. He is such a talented character actor. I would love to…

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★½

    Avengers: Infinity War - 9/10

    The most impressive juggling act of all time. It should be a convoluted, overly-busy mess but it has obviously been meticulously planned by the Russo's. This is without doubt one of the most ambitious blockbusters ever made and every single risk they've taken has paid off.

    Its almost impossible for a superhero film to deviate too much from the often complained about, predictable template. On paper, infinity war is the same old story of a…