Review: Stillwater (2021) – This Isn’t Hollywood

Matt Damon and Lilou Siauvaud in Stillwater It's hard to think back on a fish out of water story like Stillwater and not see a film with an intently American viewpoint overhanging everything that happens. Think Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca, Owen Wilson in Midnight in Paris or even Harrison Ford in Raiders of the Lost …

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Micro-Review: Honest Thief (2021) – A Victimless Crime?

Liam Neeson in Honest Thief Since the release of Taken, Liam Neeson's career trajectory dramatically changed and ever since he has been the unlikely action hero we all wanted, or at least that is what Hollywood want us to believe. The truth is less than half the time Neeson lands one of these predictable thrillers …

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Review: The Mitchells Vs The Machines (2021) – The Robot Dilemma

The Mitchells Vs The Machines I won't lie and say I don't see the irony of people like me using their personal blogs and social media to proclaim how truly great the latest animation from Sony Animations Studios and Lord/Miller Productions, The Mitchells Vs the Machines is. After all it is a film not so …

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Review: Promising Young Woman (2021) – A Toxic System

Carey Mulligan in Promising Young Woman Cassie Thomas (Carey Mulligan) works in a coffee shop, but she hates it. She is in her 30s and lives with her parents (Jennifer Coolidge and Clancy Brown), who hate it. Once a promising med school student, Cassie spends her nights prowling bars, pretending to be hammered, unable to …

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Catching Up on the Classics: Roman Holiday – The First of Many?

Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday I'm sure its the case for many my age (It has a 3 in it somewhere for context) that when a huge glut of movies is released a year and you look to write about the majority of them, catching up on old features, even ones described …

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Review: One Night in Miami (2021) – Remember That Night?

Leslie Odom Jr, Eli Goree, Kingsley Ben-Adir and Aldis Hodge in One Night In Miami One Night in Miami, an adaptation of the stage play of the same name, the debut feature from director/actress Regina King is the answer to a long asked question but it is also a discussion of the future from four …

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Review: Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021) – More or Less?

Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher and Ezra Miller in Zack Snyder's Justice League At this point, anybody who doesn't know the story of Zack Snyder's Justice League either doesn't care in the slightest or has found the world's largest rock and firmly hidden all of their electronic devices underneath it. It's a 4 year long saga …

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