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Knives Out

If Rian Johnson’s feature debut, 2005’s high school noir Brick, was an ode to Dashiell Hammett, then Knives Out is his love letter to Agatha Christie – and what a love letter it is! Knives Out’s investigates the death of legendary murder mystery author Harlan Thrombey set against the backdrop of a house brilliantly filled […]

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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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Is Rian Johnson set for mediocracy or brilliance with Star Wars: The Last Jedi?

It is a worrying conundrum for film lovers everywhere. Big studios are increasingly turning to arthouse and indie directors to bring the latest multi-million dollar visions to the big screen. It makes sense of course; like any other successful business, the likes of Marvel Studios and their parent company, Disney, need to source the best […]