Review: Outside In (2018) – A Life Half Lived is A Place To Start

You don't have to be a convicted felon breathing fresh air for the first time to feel like your life isn't quite complete. That feeling of being lost is one we all feel during our life, some more acutely than others. Director Lynn Shelton however wants her characters to swell with desire despite these feelings …

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Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018) – Two Halves Don’t Make A Whole

Usually I would wait until a few lines into this to state a simple and unfortunate fact about The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. This movie is a complete mess that in search of being poignant instead comes off as emotionally manipulative. The whole film collapses under the weight of its own seriousness …

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Review: The Greatest Showman (2017) – An Incomplete Spectacle

When I first saw the trailer for The Greatest Showman, I was part intrigued because I'm a sucker for a good musical but I was also reticent because I feared the story of PT Barnum wasn't full enough to justify a whole film. However this isn't a film about PT Barnum or even the circus …

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Review: Mission Impossible Fallout (2018) – Looking Back to Move Forward

If someone asked if I expected after 22 years the Mission Impossible franchise would be stronger than ever and entering its 6th incarnation I would have to say no, but then again when Mission Impossible 2 came out I was just as shocked. Despite my affection for the opening picture it didn't seem like it …

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