Category Archives: Film Review

Review in Brief: Red Rocket (2021)

Following TANGERINE and THE FLORIDA PROJECT, Sean Baker has delivered another sun-kissed tragicomic deconstruction of the American Dream focussed on another marginalised community. Moving from shining the spotlight on the experiences of trans sex workers to hotel homeless in his … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: RRR (2022)

SS Rajamouli’s RRR will get a reaction from you, that’s for sure. Never mind the latest from Marvel, DC or Tom Cruise, this is the big film with the most awesome imagery of 2022 and it’s not even close. Said … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: X (2022)

You think X is just going to be another in a long line of TEXAS CHAINSAW riffs, and while it certainly wears that influence proudly it undoubtedly treads its own ground as well. Rural Texas, 1979 and a group of … Continue reading

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Nope (2022) Review

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‘Black Narcissus’ at 75 – Review

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Prey (2022) Review

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Review in Brief: Cha Cha Real Smooth (2022)

The cinema of kindness is always the most affecting for me, and Cooper Raiff’s Cha Cha Real Smooth is a doozy in that regard. Films that cause tears to start flowing but not in a calculated and cynical way, instead … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: Jurassic World: Dominion (2022)

DOMINION is in the awkward position of being both a little too complicated for kids and a little too stupid for adults. You get your dinosaur action (involving both old and new prehistoric beasties) in spades and the original trio … Continue reading

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Thor: Love and Thunder (2022) Review

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Elvis (2022) Review

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