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The Mule

Taking on a charming and cheeky role as aged drugs mule Earl Stone, Clint Eastwood stars and directs this surprisingly captivating tale of family, time and reconciliation. Stone stumbles upon hard times, and therefore when he is offered a job in which all he has to do is drive, well, it proves difficult for him […]

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Green Book

Sentimental, thought-provoking, and surprisingly humorous, this film follows the unlikeliest of friendships on a road-trip through the Jim Crow South between a xenophobic and racist American-Italian tough guy and a sarcastic and intelligent black pianist. The central message of the film, ‘it takes courage to change people’s hearts’, may seem overly sappy, but it’s an […]

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Paddington 2

Three years since he first hit our screens in a truly heart-warming story, Paddington Bear is back, and he does not disappoint. In an uplifting tale, the endeavours of Paddington (Ben Wishaw) to spread kindness cannot fail to and restore the audience’s faith in mankind – or at least bearkind. Beginning with a flashback to […]

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The LEGO Ninjago Movie

After the unexpected success of the first two films in the LEGO franchise, The LEGO Ninjago Movie had a lot to live up to. Unfortunately, the lacklustre compilation of clichés could not quite compete. Perhaps the novel aspect of the beloved plastic toys having lives of their own contributed to the initial success of the […]