Review: Spiderman, Far From Home (2019) – Far From Homecoming

Tom Holland in Spider-Man: Far From Home Watching a Spider-Man film is tough. His track record on the big screen has been marred by poorly developed villains or an over-reliance on mythology designed to service fans and not a story. When the character entered the MCU it was hailed as a bold move that solidified …

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Review: How To Build A Girl (2020) – A Family of Wolves

Beanie Feldstein in How To Build A Girl Writer Caitlin Moran has been putting her sharp, caustic wit to good use for years now, be it in the broadsheets or on the TV. Her semi-biographical novel, How To Build A Girl is just another extension of her already impressive career. The film it is based …

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Review: Radioactive (2020) – Severely Anaemic

Rosamund Pike in Radioactive To assume you can get to the core of a person in two hours is folly and while Marjane Satrapi's Radioactive never presumes to know completely Marie Curie, the woman standing in the middle of this befuddling and overstuffed biopic, it strives so much to make her an icon, a symbol …

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Review: Inheritance (2020) – Buried Secrets

Lily Collins in Inheritance Secrets and lies are the cornerstone of any good thriller and Inheritance has a wealth of them hidden within the stone columns of the Monroe family mansion. Their secrets, are only compounded by the death of patriarch Archer (Patrick Warburton) and the possibility of his secrets spewing out and ruining the …

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Review: The Last Days of American Crime (2020) – The Last Gasp of the Rational

Edgar Ramirez in The Last Days of American Crime It's the near future, crime is running rampant but a free will stripping new technology has emerged intent on perfecting humanity, a signal that makes it impossible to commit even the simplest of crime. Gone will be the days of murder, arson or even video piracy. …

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Review: The Old Guard (2020) – Eternally Dull

Charlize Theron in The Old Guard While Charlize Theron is well versed in adapting graphic novels for the big screen with her work of David Leitch's Atomic Blonde, which has a rumoured sequel in early development, The Old Guard feels vastly different, an action film with fantasy elements that wants to feel timeless despite a …

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Review: Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020) – A Pointless Competition?

Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams in Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga It is hard to discern who the audience for Will Ferrell's latest comedy outing is. While it could easily be for fans of Eurovision for all its unbridled frivolity and unapologetic stupidity, its release under the Netflix banner seems to suggest …

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