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Film review – Alita: Battle Angel

These days, when I first learn about a new film in production, it’s usually through social media, or maybe the news. It’s not often that I first learn about a film from seeing the trailer in the cinema, or that … Continue reading

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Film reviews: Mary Poppins Returns and The Favourite

Over the Christmas break, I saw two films at the cinema – and they were two very different films, except that they both had female leads, and the performances of those leads were a highlight of both productions. Mary Poppins … Continue reading

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Film review – Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

It’s been a mixed year for Spider-Man. On the one hand,┬áhis much beloved co-creator Stan Lee has passed away; the conclusion of Avengers: Infinity War was less than desirable for him, to put it mildly; and the financial success of … Continue reading

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Film review: Ralph Breaks The Internet

The original Wreck-It Ralph from 2012 was one of those films that pleasantly surprised me with how good it was: a simple tale of friendship, video gaming, and a bad guy trying to prove that he’s not so bad after … Continue reading

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Film review – Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

(Note: this review does not contain explicit spoilers for The Crimes of Grindelwald. It does, however, contain spoilers for the first Fantastic Beasts film, plus Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.) JK Rowling gave the world a series of magical … Continue reading

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Film review: First Man

Directed by La La Land‘s Damien Chazelle, First Man is a biopic of test pilot and astronaut Neil Armstrong, based on the biography of the same name written by James R. Hansen. I’d read the book, and I love anything … Continue reading

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Film review: Venom

When I published my pre-Venom thoughts a few days ago, I was feeling optimistic for the film. Then I started seeing the critical reviews and the reactions on Twitter, and most of them were not favourable, with a couple comparing … Continue reading

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Film review: Ant-Man and the Wasp

Having missed seeing Ant-Man and the Wasp closer to its release date, due to being on holiday, I made it a priority to see it this weekend. It looks like I was just in time as the film is down … Continue reading

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Film review: Incredibles 2

The Incredibles is both one of my favourite Pixar films and one of my favourite superhero films, and you’d think that coming up with a sequel wouldn’t be that hard, especially considering the number of other sequels that Pixar has … Continue reading

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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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