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‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ – A Mixed Follow Up To A Great Original | Film Review

  Throughout his career as a writer, producer and director Matthew Vaughn seemingly had the Midas touch: his filmography included Layer Cake, Kick-Ass and X-Men: First Class and he now returns to the Kingsman series.   A year after the events of Kingsman: The Secret Service Eggsy (Taron Egerton) is one of the top agents in the Kingsman service. However,[…]

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‘Mother!’ Not Perfect But Divisive And Provocative | Film Review

  The art-house horror film Mother! has quickly become a love it or hate it film and sees celebrated filmmaker Darren Aronofsky uniting with starlet Jennifer Lawrence.   In a country house lives the Poet, (Javier Barden) suffering from writer’s block, and his young wife (Jennifer Lawrence) rebuilding the home after a devastating fire. Their world is rocked when a[…]

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‘It’ Is Terrifyingly Brilliant | Film Review

  It is a 2017 Drama/Horror/Thriller that is starring Jaeden Lieberher, Sophia Lillis, Bill Skarsgård, Finn Wolfhard, Javier Botet, Nicholas Hamilton and Megan Charpentier. It is directed by Andy Muschietti (best known for directing Mama). The synopsis for this film reads: “A group of bullied kids band together when a shapeshifting demon, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children”.   I would like to[…]

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‘Logan Lucky’: Hilarious Hillbilly Hijinks | Film Review

  Back in 2001, the heist film Ocean’s Eleven was a big hit featuring an ensemble cast, spawning two sequels and became known for its time shifting editing. Its director Steven Soderbergh returns to the heist genre with his hilarious hillbilly version.   Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum) is a West Virginian construction worker who loses his job at the Charlotte[…]

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‘Wind River’ – Standard Thriller Tropes Executed Expertly | Film Review

  Taylor Sheridan‘s previous two screenplays contained deep seated nihilism conflating with tangible violence, while plenty of moral grey areas examined. It’s no surprise then, that his major directorial debut – He had previously directed a low budget horror/thriller titled Vile – is another exercise in the darkness in humanity erupting in dark, violent ways.   Wind River takes Sheridan[…]

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