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WHAT I LIKED: The great challenge for any story - or indeed debate - about political ideas is to connect collective, theoretical arguments to people's nuanced realities. After all, as the opening lines of the Wachowski's 'V for Vendetta,' state, "... Read the full review »
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WHAT I LIKED: It is true that there's more social commentary in Roland Emmereich's 'White House Down,' than you might expect, as the story's attempted take-down of its anti-war president (Jamie Foxx) turns out to be the work of his political rival... Read the full review »
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WHAT I LIKED: Films about people falling in love are as common as muck, but ones as profoundly honest and earnest as Clio Barnard's Bradford-based 'Ali and Ava,' are extremely rare. It's real in the first instance because it's about such brillian... Read the full review »
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Hi Chris, could you update the new film 'Ali & Ava' so it can be reviewed? Thank you! View the full reply »
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WHAT I LIKED: Many great stories start by asking "what would happen if," but often the best ones use that question to put the problems and wonders of reality to the test. Joe Carnahan's 'Attack the Block,' revolves around the genius proposition o... Read the full review »
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WHAT I LIKED: By this point in his career, the great Martin Scorsese was starting to make a bit of a habit out of letting his obsession with the mechanics of realities turn what should be cinematic endeavours into decade-spanning documentaries. In... Read the full review »
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WHAT I LIKED: Like its predecessor, 'Batman Returns,' has a pretty aimless (though slightly more linear) plot with no central question or drive, but what it does have that was lacking before is room for a bit of empathy. Burton has always been mos... Read the full review »
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Though this incarnation of the caped crusader treads familiar thematic ground, it has both the style and the substance of a neo-noir crime movie. That makes it a smart and fresh cinematic take on this world and its characters which arguably achiev... Read the full review »
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Joker (2019)

Joker (2019)

8 / 10
A film about someone's descent into madness and violence can be a very difficult thing to get right. On the one hand the script must strike a balance between having sympathy for the individual in question whilst objectively illustrating the proble... Read the full review »
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Batman (1989)

Batman (1989)

5 / 10
WHAT I LIKED: Gothic sets and costumed caricatures? You could argue that Tim Burton and Batman were born to be together, and in some ways, his 1989 movie is proof of that. Thanks to the production design alone, the streets of Gotham look tangibly... Read the full review »
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