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The Counsellor pretentiously advises that all actions have consequences. The consequence of watching this heap of mess is that your precious time, patience and intelligence would all be wasted in a two hour ordeal where literally nothing cohesive... Read the full review »
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Last Vegas gambles its legendary cast for embarrassingly uninspired parties. “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas”, so the infamous phrase goes. This feature didn’t quite receive that memo, and released its relentlessly snooze-inducing she... Read the full review »
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The Kingdom embeds a thorough investigation to strike an explosive third act. Saudi Arabia. The kingdom of oil. Lucrative resources dwell deep beneath the dusty landscape. Percolating through the cracks of endless warfare. Radicalism is a subject... Read the full review »
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Ender’s Game strategised an adaptation that annihilated its own source material. Obliteration. Destruction. Decimation. War, in all its principles, sets out to bring peace through nihilistic chaos. Battles commanded by lieutenants whom implement... Read the full review »
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Free Solo removes all documentarian constraints and ascends through an intense portrait. Free soloing. Willingly climbing obstacles both in nature and in mind. No harness. No life cable. Just incalculable amounts of methodical courage to ascend th... Read the full review »
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Samsara cyclically embellishes the world’s cultural differences through arresting imagery. Life and death. Construction and destruction. Peace and war. Our world is what we make it. What we choose to mould it. A naturally formed canvas of endles... Read the full review »
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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit spies on Bond to replicate aspects and become re-Bourne. Clancy’s series of intense novels involving CIA analyst turned operative Jack Ryan have had several adaptations in the past. A film franchise that suddenly, after... Read the full review »
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The Taking of Pelham 123 gradually accelerates its tension before applying the emergency brakes. New York City. The bustling heart of American bureaucracy, capitalism and greed. An urban beat sprawling the towering skyscrapers, harnessing corporat... Read the full review »
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2 months ago
Bad Neighbours 2 rents out double the parties, crude gags and tampered air bags. The first instalment to this rather unoriginal series of comedy features was still somewhat refreshing, mostly due to the kinetic energy sparking off the cast members... Read the full review »
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The Amazing Spider-Man swings its way into a corpulent yet semi-realistic reboot. Unpopular opinion, but that’s the beauty of art in all its forms, Raimi’s original Spider-Man trilogy are not top-tier comic book adaptations in my view. The act... Read the full review »
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National Treasure: Book of Secrets furthers its improbable mystery to conceal repetition. A sequel was destined after the predecessor’s bountiful success. Never mind the discovery of an entire hall worth of jewelled artefacts founded by the Knig... Read the full review »
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National Treasure cryptically explores Freemasonry, occasionally striking treasured gold. Adventurous mysteries. From ‘Indiana Jones’ to ‘The Da Vinci Code’. Archaeologists, symbologists, cryptologists and all-round treasure hunters. Journ... Read the full review »
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Fifty Shades Freed is no longer shackled to the restraints of kinky handcuffs, it’s worse. Christian Grey. Anastasia Steele. Married. Yet at this point in the “groundbreaking” trilogy that bends the limitations of soft-core pornography withi... Read the full review »
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2 months ago
Astro Boy jets around an untextured Metro City to generically find himself and fight a political agenda. Adapting a Japanese manga for western audiences by an American studio without the assistance of the original proprietor, in this case Tezuka P... Read the full review »
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The Island donates vital story organs for relentless chase sequences. “Just cause people wanna eat the burger doesn’t mean they wanna meet the cow”. What substantiates humanity? Is it conscience? The organic process of three billion years wo... Read the full review »
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Terminator Genisys rehashes the old and renders itself obsolete. Ahhh. The Terminator franchise. When Arnie famously muttered “I’ll be back”, he wasn’t kidding. Three decades. Three “proper” films (sorry not sorry ‘Salvation’). And... Read the full review »
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XX (2017)
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XX (2017)

XX (2017)

3 / 10
XX showcases upcoming female talent through uninspired short films. Anthologies. Damn, they are always terrible. Especially within the horror genre. A collection of conceptual pieces strung together to form an incoherent feature that becomes more... Read the full review »