1917 Review

1917 is a war film from director Sam Mendes, inspired by stories told to Mendes by his paternal grandfather about World War I. The film takes places during Operation Alberich when Germans have retreated to the Hindenburg Line, and follows two British soldiers who have to carry a message through enemy land to call off an offensive doomed attack.

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Knives Out Review

Knives Out is a mystery whodunnit film from writer and director Rian Johnson. The film follows a top detective investigating the murder of a patriarch of a wealthy yet dysfunctional family. This is an entertaining film with many twists and turns with quality performances from a top notch ensemble cast.

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John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum Review

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum picks up just minutes after Chapter 2 ends, and if the second one kicked up the gear, then the third one takes it even further and it is one of those cases where bigger is better and still leaves you wanting even more of this crazy assassin hitman world.

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Avengers: Endgame Review

Avengers: Endgame is the fourth and final film of the Avengers quadrilogy and the end of the Infinity Saga, unless the upcoming Spider-Man: Far From Home properly wraps it up. It looks like this film is doing to top the records set by Infinity War in terms of how big it will be – box office, action, and impact on the fans.

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Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse Review

Spider-Man has seen many adaptations to the big screen, and the latest is a computer-animated film, Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse, the first animated film in the franchise. We’ve seen Spider-Man as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in recent years, but this film is all Sony. And it’s brilliant.

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My Favourite TV Shows in 2018

2018 has been a great year for TV and though by no means have I managed to watch as many as I wanted, I have found some new favourite shows I became thoroughly addicted to, though much of the time my raving about them fell on deaf ears.

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BlacKkKlansman Review

BlacKkKlansman is a biographical black comedy crime film from director Spike Lee based on the memoir of Ron Stallworth. The film stars John David Washington as Stallworth, and is set in the 1970s in Colorado Springs. The story follows Stallworth as he becomes the first African-American detective in the city’s police department and sets out to expose the local Klu Klux Klan chapter.

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Avengers: Infinity War Review

Avengers: Infinity War is the third Avengers film and the beginning of the end of Marvel Studios Phase 3. It feels like the end of an era, 10 years of superheroes and blockbuster movies that have dominated the box office.

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Coco Review

Coco is a computer animated fantasy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios. Directed by Lee Unkrich and co-directed by Adrian Molina, the story follows 12-year-old Miguel who is accidentally transported to the Land of the Dead.

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Murder on the Orient Express Review

Murder on the Orient Express is a murder mystery directed by Kenneth Branagh, based on the novel of the same name by Agatha Christie. Featuring an all-star ensemble cast of Branagh as Hercule Poirot, Penelope Cru, Judie Dench, Willem Dafoe, Johnny Depp, Josh Gad, Daisy Ridley, Olivia Colman and Derek Jacobi, the film is an enjoyable watch with plenty of twists and second guesses.

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