Review: Sonic The Hedgehog (2020) – All Fun and Games

Of all the 90s video game titles that could be chosen to adapt into movie franchises, I wouldn't have expected Sonic. Not only does the linear, storyless platformer not scream potential but there really isn't a massive market for Sonic games anymore. Since he burst onto screens in 1991, Sonic's star has fizzled despite some …

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Review: The Lighthouse (2020) – Masculinity & Other Forms of Madness

The secrets and lies that permeate every shot of Robert Eggers' The Lighthouse, a manic depressive exercise in toxic masculinity and other physically damaging psychological nightmares, seem commonplace for a conventional story. Throw them in with a world that seems not to be ruled by any kind of normality, where time doesn't adhere to understanding …

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Review: A Beautiful Day In The Neighbourhood (2020) – A Helping Hand

Marielle Heller made waves last year with the Melissa McCarthy feature Can You Ever Forgive Me? It was a film that was brazenly selfish, amusingly so, with a cast of misanthropes and misfits failing to see the world around them due to their own deficiencies. Her follow-up, A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood is oddly …

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