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Tom & Jerry: The Movie review – don’t bother

Rating – ⭐⭐ Usually it’s easy to get a film review to an appropriate length – good films have plenty to rave about, bad films have plenty to rant about, and mediocre-to-unremarkable films can be broken down into their interesting parts. Tom and Jerry: The Movie, of all films, is somehow so unappealing, so vanilla, […]

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The 5th Wave

  The 5th Wave is the latest Young Adult franchise based on a popular series of novels, and where The Hunger Games had dystopian states and Twilight had vampires, The 5th Wave tackles aliens. Earth has been invaded and the population is being killed off in a series of ‘waves’ such as earthquakes and disease. […]

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Say When

The protagonist of Say When, Megan (Keira Knightley), is stuck in a late-twenties rut that is somehow both a cliché and a missed opportunity. Her unfulfilling life of disappointment, peppered with understandable but exasperating decisions, is sadly echoed throughout the structure of the film itself. Megan’s current situation of avoiding her boyfriend and refusing to […]