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Den of Thieves

Den of Thieves, which starts as a fairly standard cops-and-robbers premise, is eventually bogged down by a convoluted plot and fundamentally unlikable characters. Our ‘robbers’ are boring and uncharismatic, strands of plot never fully materialise, and the machismo gets so tiring dialogue seemingly devolves into grunts by the end of the film. The cops are […]

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The Emoji Movie

I tried to like The Emoji Movie, I really did. I was prepared to ignore the awful press, the soulless premise and the cringeworthy advertisements and give it a go. But, ultimately, The Emoji Movie just has nothing to give. It opens like the Disney version of an Apple Keynote (in the worst possible way), […]