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Peaky Blinders

“We’re not the Peaky Blinders unless we’re together,” Michael declares, a sentiment that was never truer than in this glorious opening to the fourth season of Peaky Blinders. Fast-paced, riveting and true to form, the Shelbys come back swinging and are sure to deliver. As Season Three ended with the arrest of Pol, Arthur, John, […]

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The Party

The soiree after which Sally Potter’s The Party is named becomes the unrighteous playing ground for attacks and acknowledgements, snarky comments and a wild stream of unpredictable drama. Often, the name of famed British director Sally Potter does not instinctively evoke the idea of comedy, but her new film hones into a feeling that is […]

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Free Fire

With Martin Scorsese as an executive producer, it is no surprise Free Fire manages to capture many of the elements of his films – namely, an often winning combination of violence, wit and swearing. In this case however, one wonders if director Ben Wheatley perhaps might have been slightly overindulgent, in a film that is […]

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Film

In the Heart of the Sea

  I tried to read Moby Dick once. I failed. In the Heart of the Sea reminded me of that experience insofar as the synopsis was far more enticing than the product. Set in the early 19th century, at the height of the whaling industry, the film follows the story of The Essex and its […]