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Suncoast Review

REVIEW: Suncoast

Suncoast recently landed on Disney+, a coming-of-age drama set in Florida. But despite being advertised as a fun, heartwarming drama, the end result is a lot more hard-hitting and sadly it isn’t the better for it. The film follows teenager Doris (Nico Parker), who is stuck caring for her terminally ill brother Max and without […]

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Baghead Review

REVIEW: Baghead

Last year gave us a brilliant horror movie about the perils of talking to the dead in the form of Talk to Me. This year, which has already started on shaky ground with the disappointing Night Swim, comes another talk to the dead horror, Alberto Corredor’s Baghead. Sadly, while not quite a total disaster, it’s

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Wonka Review

REVIEW: Wonka

Wonka is the latest film adaptation to take inspiration from the Roald Dahl novel, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. This version follows a different route, bringing us the origin story of how Willy Wonka becomes a chocolatier, a story that while sweet, is maybe a little too sickly and overbearing. Starring Timothée Chalamet as Willy

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Godzilla Minus One Review

Godzilla Minus One

In the last days of World War II, kamikaze pilot Koichi Shikishima (Ryunosuke Kamiki) lands on Odo Island, seeking repairs for his plane. After a full inspection, Tachibana (Munetaka Aoki), the head mechanic, figures out Shikishima landed on Odo Island to avoid fulfilling his duties as a kamikaze pilot. That same evening, Godzilla goes on

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Mission Impossible Dead Reckoning

REVIEW: Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One is the seventh instalment in the Mission: Impossible film franchise. With returning star Tom Cruise and director Christopher McQuarrie, Ethan Hunt’s latest escapade is as thrilling as you’d expect, it’s just a shame that the inflated run time and lack of ending (due to Part Two being released

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Saltburn Review

REVIEW: Saltburn

Saltburn is the second film from writer and director Emerald Fennell, a follow-up to her lauded debut Promising Young Woman. This time Fennell focuses on social class and the rich elite, with the end result landing somewhere between brilliant and frustrating. The film follows Oliver Quick (Barry Keoghan), a working-class boy from Merseyside who has

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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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