Tag Archives: Adam Driver

Review in Brief: The Last Duel (2021)

Ridley Scott still does this kind of thing incredibly well. In a brutal and unflinching story, Lady Marguerite de Carrouges (Jodie Comer) accuses Jacques Le Gris (Adam Dtiver) of rape, causing her husband Sir Jean (Matt Damon) to call for … Continue reading

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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018/2020) Review

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Review: Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Fans, as a rule don’t really know what they want – only what they don’t. A lot of Star Wars fans didn’t want things to go the way they did in THE LAST JEDI, so JJ Abrams seems primarily concerned … Continue reading

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Marriage Story (2019) Review

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Looking Back and Looking Forward: 2018, Part 2

Before I get down to looking at the very best and the very worst films of 2018 (Part 1 of this list can be found here) I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention a couple more that weren’t necessarily my … Continue reading

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Review: BlacKkKlansman (2018)

I’m still reeling from the final moments of BLACKKKLANSMAN – no other film of 2018 will pack quite as forceful a denouement. Nowhere else is Spike Lee’s mastery of blending of subjective emotion-driven storytelling with documentary filmmaking techniques more apparent, … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: Logan Lucky (2017)

I’ve never been a fan of Steven Soderbergh’s OCEAN’S ELEVEN: I find it insufferably smug, over-stylised and that it thinks it’s far cleverer than it actually is. Thankfully LOGAN LUCKY doesn’t share such pretensions, nailing on what it is from … Continue reading

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Review: Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi (2017)

There was a lovely little moment in THE FORCE AWAKENS where Leia (Carrie Fisher) after reuniting with Han (Harrison Ford) comments with a wry smile, “Same jacket” and her paramour responds, with mock hurt in his voice, “No, new jacket”. … Continue reading

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This is not going to go the way you think…

Something happened last night (or this morning in the UK). There was a disturbance in the force and millions of voices cried out in jubilation, not to be silenced until December. The first full trailer for STAR WARS: THE LAST … Continue reading

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Review: Silence (2016)

The release of a new Martin Scorsese film is still something to mark on your calendar, but perhaps the undoubtedly ambitious guilt trek SILENCE was too personal for his own good. Two Portuguese Jesuits travel to Japan to investigate reports … Continue reading

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