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: An Impossible Love (2019) – Two Steps Forward

When you think of classic French cinema it is easy to look at the iconic romances, films like Amelie and Populaire, the kind of film that have that certain French bite to them, the sardonic wit that makes them fizzle, despite being endlessly dreamy. The kind of cinema that is easy to watch, reinvigorating a …

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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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