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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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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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Detroit

An animated prologue sketching the history of the ‘great migration’ of African Americans from the countryside to the industrialised ghettos of the city; a raid on a Detroit speakeasy; a concert cut short due to rioting in the streets and the riot itself – and all this within the first 15 minutes or so. Kathryn […]

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

You would really have to be living in an ice cave on Hoth for the Star Wars: The Force Awakens hype train to have passed you by. The fans of George Lucas’ sci-fi saga are some of the most loyal in the galaxy, and after the general disappointment of the last three films, we have […]