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Film review – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

I admit that, thanks to my dinosaur-loving inner child, I do have some bias towards the Jurassic Park franchise and am therefore more likely to forgive any flaws that turn up in the films. I enjoyed Jurassic World, and I … Continue reading

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Film review: Deadpool 2

Produced as a result of leaked test footage, and delivering a far more comic-loyal version of the character than X-Men Origins: Wolverine, the first Deadpool film was a huge success. On a budget of $58 million, it was not only … Continue reading

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Film review – Avengers: Infinity War

(Spoiler-free) It’s been nearly six years since the first Avengers film was released, and three-and-a-half years since Avengers: Infinity War –¬†which would be released in two parts¬†– was announced. And as more and more pieces of the MCU have come … Continue reading

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Film review: Ready Player One

I’ve already talked about how much I enjoyed Ernest Cline’s novel Ready Player One, and my thoughts on the common criticisms that have been thrown at it. The film adaptation, whose screenplay was co-written by Cline, is the film I … Continue reading

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Film review: The Shape of Water

Having seen Darkest Hour last month, today I went to see another film that’s getting a lot of attention this Awards Season: The Shape of Water. Directed by Guillermo del Toro, it’s already won a great many accolades – including … Continue reading

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Film review: Black Panther

With a new year comes a big new helping of superhero movies, and today I went to begin the glut of 2018 with Marvel Studios’ Black Panther. The build-up to this movie is a great example of set-up in a … Continue reading

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Film review: Coco

The nineteenth feature film to be produced by Pixar Animation Studios, Coco tells the story of Miguel, a Mexican boy who dreams of becoming a musician like his hero, the late guitarist Ernesto de la Cruz. The problem with this … Continue reading

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Film review: Darkest Hour

Today was my first trip to the cinema in 2018, a year that has some very promising films coming up. And it certainly got off to a strong start with the excellent Darkest Hour, a film which is attracting many … Continue reading

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Film review – Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

(No spoilers) First, I should get my biggest disappointment out of the way: that the film does not in fact open with Luke Skywalker singing “You’re Welcome” to Rey. Talking seriously, this was another film I was more curious than … Continue reading

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Film review – Thor: Ragnarok

It’s been two months since my last visit to the cinema, as there wasn’t anything I especially wanted to see. But now yet another Marvel movie is out, Thor: Ragnarok, and so I took the chance to finally use the … Continue reading

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