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‘Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets’ Is Visually Stunning And Superbly Executed | Film Review

  Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets is a 2017 action film starring Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna and Ethan Hawke. The flick is directed by Luc Besson who is known for The Fifth Element and Taken trilogy.   A synopsis for this film reads: “A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets.[…]

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‘Atomic Blonde’: Meet Your New Favourite Action Heroine | Film Review

  Following the success of the first John Wick film, its directional team split to make their own way in the film industry. Chad Stahelski directed the John Wick sequel and David Leith has made Atomic Blonde, an adaptation of the graphic novel The Coldest City.   In 1989, the Berlin Wall is about to collapse and end the Cold[…]

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‘Detroit’ – Unrelenting Yet Ultimately Unfulfilled | Film Review

  Kathryn Bigelow‘s latest film, Detroit, is arguably the third (and presumably) final instalment in a loose trilogy centring on social and political issues within the United States, preceded by 2008’s The Hurt Locker and 2012’s Zero Dark Thirty.   While Detroit might be the weakest out of the three films, it still retains Bigelow’s visceral depiction of the cultural[…]

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‘Dunkirk’ – Overwhelming Immersion | Film Review

  Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan‘s latest addition to his oeuvre of modern classics, is a suffocating, teeth-clenching experience, encasing audiences within the cacophony of anarchy it creates.   Often, a war film seeks to find a story within the grander facets of the war, or wants to send a pro-war or anti-war message. Perhaps the best aspect of Nolan’s Dunkirk is[…]

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‘Girls Trip’ Is Laugh Out Loud Comedy | Film Review

  Girls Trip is a 2017 comedy starring Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, and Tiffany Haddish. It is directed by Malcolm D. Lee (known for directing The Best Man, Undercover Brother, and The Best Man Holiday). A synopsis for the film reads: “When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing,[…]

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