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Film review: Dunkirk

At the end of May 1940, as the Nazi war machine pushed into France, the British Expeditionary Force and other Allied armies proved unable to resist and were left trapped on the northern coast. Gathering at the town of Dunkirk, … Continue reading

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Film review: War for the Planet of the Apes

The previous installments in the Planet of the Apes prequel series – Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – were both very strong films. I admit I found their titles to … Continue reading

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Film review – Spider-Man: Homecoming

This was the movie I was looking forward to most in 2017. When it comes to my favourite superheroes, Batman and Spider-Man are neck and neck; so I was very excited when Sony and Marvel Studios did a deal that … Continue reading

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Film review: Wonder Woman

I’ve seen some good films so far this year – LEGO Batman, Beauty and the Beast, Logan – but none of them were really special. I certainly wasn’t expecting Wonder Woman to surpass them, especially considering the track record of … Continue reading

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Film review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Heading into 2017, the runaway train that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe shows no signs of slowing down. This year has seen the release of Iron Fist on Netflix, with The Defenders coming … Continue reading

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Film review: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

In my childhood, our house contained VHS tapes of Disney animated films from the 1940s onward, and we watched them over and over again – but the ones I still feel the greatest affection for are those that I actually … Continue reading

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Film review: Logan

Logan, the tenth film in Twentieth Century Fox’s X-Men universe, is a very different film from the average superhero fare. Usually, when we watch superheroes onscreen, they’re either just starting out or already in their prime, settled in the middle … Continue reading

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Film review: The Lego Batman Movie

“Does Batman live in Bruce Wayne’s basement?” “No, Bruce Wayne lives in Batman’s attic.” I have to admit, I thought the original Lego Movie was only okay. I really liked how it brought together so many different characters and how … Continue reading

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Film review: La La Land

So, my blog’s been quiet for a while, for the simple reason that I’ve been busy moving house, which has been both time-consuming and exhausting. But now all the essentials are in place, and today I took some time to … Continue reading

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Great Films I’m Watching for the First Time: December

La Dolce Vita (1960) Like 8 1/2, La Dolce Vita is an Italian film directed by Federico Fellini – it follows a journalist named Marcello on his journey through life, searching for pleasure and satisfaction among the society of Rome. … Continue reading

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