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Review: Life

The refreshingly grisly sci-fi/horror outing Life, from Swedish director Daniel Espinosa, has acknowledged a debt to Ridley Scott’s original Alien in order to d…

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Film Review: Loving

Loving, writer/director Jeff Nichols’ fifth film (made back-to-back with his science fictional Midnight Special) is a biographical drama that follows the facts …

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Film Review: Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island is less a remake of the classic 1933 version, the cynical 1976 rehash, or Peter Jackson’s spirited 2005 take and more a reboot – the fi…

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Film Review: The Salesman

Asghar Farhadi’s latest Persian–language effort The Salesman (his seventh film, although his true breakthrough internationally was his fifth, A Separation) is a…

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Film Review: Logan

It’s no secret that Logan is Hugh Jackman’s last hurrah as surely the most popular and angriest of the X-men. And so all the stops are pulled out he…

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Film Review: Jasper Jones

I must’ve had an unadventurous childhood for not once do I recall sneaking out my bedroom window at night. The children in Jasper Jones hardly think twice about…

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Film Review: T2 Trainspotting

Producer/director Danny Boyle’s filming of Irvine Welsh’s novel Trainspotting back in the halcyon days of 1996 was a major sleeper hit and a cultural event, and…

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Film Review: Silence

Silence, Martin Scorsese’s first feature since 2013’s The Wolf Of Wall Street, is a mighty, sometimes cinematically gorgeous passion project, and specifically a…

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Film Review: Hidden Figures

While the ‘true story’ of Hidden Figures has obviously been fiddled with and composited for dramatic effect (and a PG Rating), director Theodore Melfi’s biopic …

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Film Review: Fences

Playwright August Wilson refused to let Fences, his 1983-penned, Tony-Award-winning Broadway hit, be filmed unless it had an African-American director. This led…

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