Review: Hubie Halloween (2020) – One Man And His Thermos

Adam Sandler in Hubie Halloween While we all can point to a recent film in Adam Sandler's glut of shabby comedy outings as a guilty pleasure, be it one of his recent Netflix releases or before, at least one of them hit a cord with you. Or maybe it didn't. It's hard not to accept …

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Review: Enola Holmes (2020) – Sister Act

Millie Bobby Brown in Enola Holmes Even in the last 10 years, I can count on two hands the number of adaptations of Sherlock Holmes, either in film or on television with versions played by Robert Downey Jr, Benedict Cumberbatch and Ian McKellan among the few from recent years worth mentioning. Some might say this …

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Review: Bill & Ted Face The Music (2020) – Delightfully Dated

Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves in Bill & Ted Face The Music Its been 29 years since we last checked in with lovable imbeciles Theodore Logan (Keanu Reeves) and Bill Preston (Alex Winter), back when even then we had to believe 27 year old Reeves was a fresh faced teenager looking to save the world …

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Review: The Broken Hearts Gallery (2020) – Seasons Change

Geraldine Viswanathan and Dacre Montgomery in The Broken Hearts Gallery There is something inherently kitschy about Natalie Krinsky's The Broken Hearts Gallery from its classic 90's rom-com feel to how it embraces the idiosyncrasies of a new generation of New York newcomers and the fresh perspective they bring with them. It's also a film that …

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Review: Onward (2020) – Ordinary Myths and Legends

Onward Since cinemas reopned, viewers have been starved for reliable content in a time of delays that has caused an unfortunate drought for flailing companies like Cineworld and Odeon. The one noticeable difference however is that child friendly fare such as Disney Pixar's Onward seems to be holding up quite well with the more busy …

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Review: Aladdin (2019) – The Slightly Less Fresh Prince

Mena Massoud and Will Smith in Aladdin While it is easy to look on at the remake culture hitting us lately and wish for more original content it would be a shame to dismiss a fresh perspective just because the story has been told before. While I was disappointed by the release of Dumbo earlier …

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Review: Late Night (2019) – Finding Your Voice

Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson in Late Night Sometimes it is hard not to see yourself in characters. Sometimes it makes films better, others worse. The oftentimes exceptional films are the ones however that you can't. It is the different voices, the underutilised or forgotten ones that break through into films you wouldn't expect that …

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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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