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Napoleon Review

REVIEW: Napoleon

Ridley Scott’s biopic Napoleon attempts to tell the story of Napoleon Bonaparte’s (Joaquin Phoenix) storied life. Napoleon rises to fame in France during the revolution and meets his love, Josephine (Vanessa Kirby). Josphine profoundly impacts his life and supports him through his eventual ascension as Emperor of France. The film speed runs through several years of …

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Dumb Money Review

REVIEW: Dumb Money

Dumb Money, based on the book, “The Antisocial Network” dramatizes the GameStop saga of 2020/2021, where r/WallStreetBets users, a group of retail investors, or “dumb money”, drive the price of the stock up to an excessive amount, causing a Wall Street meltdown. The film follows three distinct points of view – Keith Gill (Paul Dano), …

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Accused Review

REVIEW: Accused

It was only recently that I finally managed to watch the brilliant Boiling Point and now director Philip Barantini follows that up with Accused, a psychological thriller that proved to be even more terrifying than any horror I’ve seen so far this year. We meet Harri (Chaneil Kular) as he says goodbye to his girlfriend …

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Jules Review


Milton (Ben Kingsley) lives a monotonous, quiet life in a small town in rural Pennsylvania. He goes about his typical routine, watching the same television shows every evening, taking care of his garden, attending council meetings, and repeatedly calling his daughter, Denise (Zoe Winters). One evening, a UFO crashes into his garden, and no one …

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Priscilla Review

REVIEW: Priscilla

Priscilla is the newest film from Sofia Coppola, adapted from Priscilla Presley’s 1985 book Elvis and Me which premiered at the 80th Venice Film Festival. The film follows Priscilla from her early teenage years where her path first crosses with the world-famous singer, spanning their relationship until their divorce in the early 70s. Playing the …

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Ferrari Review

REVIEW: Ferrari

Premiering at this year’s Venice Film Festival, Ferrari is the latest film from Michael Mann. Starring Adam Driver, Penelope Cruz and Shailene Woodley, the screenplay is adapted from Brock Yates’ book ‘Enzo Ferrari: The Man and the Machine‘. Following a time of financial and personal insecurity in the car manufacturer’s life, the film opens to …

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Humanist Vampire Seeking Consenting Suicidal Person

REVIEW: Humanist Vampire Seeking Consenting Suicidal Person

The vampire has long been used as a sexual awakening metaphor, and Humanist Vampire Seeking Consenting Suicidal Person (aka Vampire humaniste cherche suicidaire consentant) is no different, yet manages to put a charming new spin on the idea in this Canadian comedy-drama. The film opens with young vampire Sasha, yet to come into her fangs, …

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Poor Things Review

REVIEW: Poor Things

Poor Things sees Emma Stone reunite with Yorgos Lanthimos for a sexual awakening odyssey story, as a Frankenstein’s monster-like creature crafted from a grown woman and the brain of an infant. Stone shows her range effortlessly, gliding through the film from baby brain to fully formed adult as she matures. Her partnership with Lanthimos appears …

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Finally Dawn Review

REVIEW: Finally Dawn

Finalmente l’albe (Finally Dawn) is a 2023 period drama premiering at this year’s Venice Film Festival. Starring Rebecca Antonaci and Lily James, it follows a young Italian woman who finds herself on a night-long adventure with glamorous starlet Josephine Esperanto (James).  There have been plenty of stories over the years that follow the lives of …

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The Dive Review

REVIEW: The Dive

Another week, another surprise Odeon screening that’s causing uproar and disappointment online. The clues ahead of this one led us to believe that we would be seeing The Dive, which certainly isn’t a horror film. So what was the issue? Well, this was meant to be a ‘Scream Unseen’ screening, usually a chance to get …

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mutant Mayhem Review

REVIEW – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ninja Mayhem

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem introduces a new iteration of the Ninja Turtles. Splinter (Jackie Chan) has hidden the Turtle Bros from the world, hoping to shelter them from cruel humans. However, Leonardo (Nicolas Cantu), Donatello (Micah Abbey), Raphael (Brady Noon), and Michelangelo (Shamon Brown Jr) want to be normal teenagers and do teenage …

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