‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ – A dance into the world of the generic

I’m a big science fiction fan. It will always be the first genre I search for on Netflix. I enjoy it for its diversity; you can have low-key and realistic stories like John Hillcoat’s adaptation of The Road (2009) or large scale fanciful space sagas. The stories can be intimate or far reaching but you’ll […]

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‘ENGLAND IS MINE’ REVIEW: THE STRUGGLE IS REAL, BUT IT’S WORSE IF YOU’RE MORRISSEY

You do not have to know The Smiths or read Oscar Wilde to appreciate England is Mine, but it certainly is helpful. The very title of this biographical drama is a hidden gem for those familiar with the band’s discography. Based on the early years of Steven Morrissey – the front man of the British […]

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Atomic Blonde

Charlize Theron has taken several roles in recent years that have gone on to be empowering for women, Furiosa from Mad Max: Fury Road being the latest to stand out. Her character, Lorraine Broughton, in Atomic Blonde sits very convincingly within this category. Set against the backdrop of the Berlin Wall being torn down, Atomic […]

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‘A Ghost Story’ Review: Life After Death isn’t Very Exciting, and That’s the Point

If someone were to ask me what A Ghost Story is about, the simple answer would be, “Casey Affleck wanders around a house covered in a white sheet for 90 minutes.” However, much like its unconventional aspect ratio of 1.33:1, David Lowery (Pete’s Dragon, Ain’t Them Bodies Saints) has graced us with a film that […]

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