Review: Bloodshot (2020) – Second Chance Superhero

Vin Diesel in Bloodshot Before the advent of cinematic universes and linking comic book movies, Bloodshot may well have been an acceptable and new addition to the now overly saturated sub-genre. However this Vin Diesel starring feature comes about 10 years too late as it feels like a pale imitation of a 2010s video game …

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Review: Tenet (2020) – A Hollow Rubik’s Cube

John David Washington in Tenet Lauded as the film that was going to save cinema and other hyperbolic statements that seemed too grandiose to believe, Christopher Nolan's latest is an ode to classic Bond spy drama's. Advertised as a true original story, a time-bending, globe-trotting epic with the same visual flair to be expected from …

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Review: Project Power (2020) – Everyone’s Medicated

Jamie Foxx and Dominique Fishback in Project Power Project Power isn't just an interesting idea, a entirely fresh take on the modern day superhero film but also an interesting allegory for the modern day drug trade, race and the power and fearlessness it can harness to disastrous extents. While not exactly an origins story, Project …

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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: 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: Extraction (2020) – One Big Trick

Extraction is perfect for the Netflix brand, a high action 'blockbuster' that has the appearance of something risque. A film with intense violence, an ambitious filming style and a team directly linked to Avengers: Endgame, a film that instantly adds an invested audience. Starring Chris Hemsworth and embracing a foreign locale, it seems to have …

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Review: In the Line of Duty (2020) – Protect and Stream

The Aaron Eckhart starring In the Line of Duty begins, innocently enough with a montage of a man in control, one who for all intents and purposes seems a tad anal, the kind of person you'd hate to know because they always think they are right. Over the course of the film however this persona …

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