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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Review: The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020) – Say My Name

Be it Great Expectations, Oliver Twist or Nicholas Nickleby, Charles Dickens is a writer obsessed with the idea of a man finding himself in the company of those that see themselves as superior to him. The notion of class and living up to an idea of belonging to a stratum of society is a common …

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Review: The Rhythm Section (2020) – A Quick Release

The best way to describe The Rhythm Section, Reed Marano's spy thriller is the perfect start to a television series. As a film it entertains but never amazes, trying to build a story around a conventional revenge plot while clearly trying to service a greater franchise narrative. Marano, who found fame directing the opening episodes …

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