Review: Bad Boys For Life (2020) – Broken Promise

  Back in 1995, Michael Bay redeveloped the action-comedy into the loud, explosive yet colourful genre it is today, thanks to the release of the original Bad Boys movie. You would be hard-pressed to find someone who wasn't at least amused by the antics of Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence). However, …

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Review: The Gentlemen (2020) – Do The Right Thing

Guy Richie hasn't played in the British gangster sandbox since 2008's RocknRolla, an entertaining, humorous yet utterly forgettable foray into the world of the London hardman. The Gentlemen doesn't so much return Richie to his roots as this crime caper is a different specimen, a more modern upgrade. Not only is his collection of characters …

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Review: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (2019) – Bloody Harmless Nostalgia

Everyone has a take on the oftentimes whimsical stylings of Tarantino and his use of comic ultra-violence, or his representation of women, or for some odd reason according to my twitter feed in recent weeks, his obsession with feet? While much of Once Upon a Time sets it apart from his usual darker fare, it …

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Review: Eighth Grade (2019) – Looking For Life In All The Wrong Places

It's funny how much we are shaped by a fraction of our lives. Our formative teenage years to some extent mould who you are as a person. First time director Bo Burnham has crafted a film that speaks to how technology has affected the way people have grown and learnt who they are. Eighth Grade …

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Review: Shazam! (2019) – Nothing Nice Back Home

There is nothing wrong with going to the cinema to just sit back and relax and enjoy yourself. In fact major blockbusters bank on people doing just this. Sure you can like art-house cinema, foreign cinema and everything in between but sometimes you just want to sit down, laugh and escape. Shazam! for all intents …

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