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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Hold back your tears as this is the last time you will be taken to a galaxy far, far away. After 42 years, the saga has finally come to an end. Prepare to be reacquainted with old friends and introduced to new ones in what promises to be a plot-twisting, if somewhat long, finale. I was thoroughly […]

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Marriage Story

Truly an exposition of theatrical art, Marriage Story offers a genuine, realistic and human look at its subject matter that leaves a lingering trace. Central to the film are the writing and the lead performances by Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver, who both bring a subtle vulnerability to each of their characters. Perhaps most impressive […]

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BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman is based on the story of Ron Stallworth, a black police-officer in Colorado, who, in the ’70s, became a card-carrying member of the Ku Klux Klan. Stallworth (John David Washington) joins the Colorado Springs police force following an affirmative action-inspired recruitment drive. Bored beyond measure by the workings of the records room, he’s asked […]

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Flying into cinemas this December with all lasers firing is Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the eighth instalment in the long-running space opera that began in 1977. Picking up where 2015’s The Force Awakens left off, The Last Jedi sees Rey (Daisy Ridley) stuck on an island with the recently retired Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), […]

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Logan Lucky

Having proven he knows how to handle the heist movie with his Ocean’s Trilogy, director Steven Soderbergh makes his return to a genre that has become all too stale in recent times with Logan Lucky, a film that centres around two hillbilly brothers from North Carolina who decide to pull off a heist during a […]