Category Archives: Film

Review in Brief: Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

Despite a few laboured franchise references and a script that’s not always firing on all cylinders, SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME serves as a crowd-pleasing and fittingly ambitious third part of the Jon Watts/Tom Holland trilogy. Peter’s (Holland) secret identity has … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: Limbo (2020/21)

Black comic immigration drama LIMBO couldn’t have a better backdrop than the Outer Hebrides in Scotland, literally removing displaced people from the rest of the world and placing them in a state of purgatory. Syrian musician Omar (Amir El-Masry) and … Continue reading

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West Side Story (2021) Review

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Ridley Scott Films Ranked

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Review in Brief: Passing (2021)

PASSING, following former childhood friends Irene (Tessa Thompson) and Claire (Ruth Nega), two African-American women living very different lives in 1920s New York, highlights a number of interesting debates about being black in this period of American history. If you … Continue reading

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House of Gucci (2021) Review

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ at 30 – Review

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Ali & Ava (2021) Review

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Review in Brief: Titane (2021)

TITANE, isn’t that the car-f***ing movie? Yes, and so much more. Writer-director Julia Ducornau (RAW) has, within five years, unleashed on the world two of the most transcendent, bold and both warm and messed up films of the 21st century … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: Jungle Cruise (2021)

There’s a ridiculous moment in Disney’s JUNGLE CRUISE where the Rock is using a wrestling move to pin a jaguar between a scrapping scorpion and a tarantula – that’s probably the highlight. Muddy action, inane comic exchanges and bad slapstick … Continue reading

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