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Review: Euphoria Season 2

The Euphoria season two finale premiered on HBO max and let’s just say the audience reception has been widely varied in response to the ending of the popular series. Euphoria season one was an instant hit, following a reliably successful tv formula: exploring adult themes through high school teenagers. Euphoria had an edge to it, […]

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Dune Review

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ After the mixed attempts of adapting Frank Herbert’s Dune into live-action, Denis Villeneuve’s interpretation is not only faithful to the source material but achieves it in spectacular fashion. Dune is a masterclass of modern filmmaking. With a star-studded cast, the film was expected to display many of the best performances of the year. […]

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Malcolm and Marie Review- A Stormy Romance

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The storyline of Malcolm & Marie is simple enough: the titular couple return home after the premier screening of Malcolm’s new film, but all is not well. Here we have a toxic relationship confined to a house in the Hollywood Hills. There’s no escape from the tirades of hate and love. Think Who’s […]

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A Euphoric win for Zendaya at the 2020 Emmys

The Emmys 2020. This year, when everything seems to be changing in the blink of an eye, the world of show business doesn’t entirely follow the pattern. On Sunday 20th September, the Emmys Ceremony took place, remotely as predicted. Among the highlights of the night was Zendaya’s award for a leading actress in a drama series […]

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Smallfoot

Smallfoot, an animated film by Karey Kirkpatrick (Chicken Run [2000], The Hitchhiker’s Guide to The Galaxy [2005]) and Jason Reisig (Shrek [2001], Spider-Man 2 [2004]) is the fifth movie by fairly new production company Warner Animation Group. It follows the lives of the yeti community who, for as long as they remember, follow a number of […]

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The Greatest Showman

A film so boldly entitled The Greatest Showman seems sure to either whisk you away on a magical journey, or be simply too good to be true. After hearing rave reviews of this ‘biopic’ (great artistic licence was taken) about the life of showman PT Barnham (Hugh Jackman), I had great hopes of it being […]