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Megan’s best and worst of 2016

This year has been a strange one for films. Very few films I’ve seen this year have made me shout with joy and it is the first year I’ve walked out of several films halfway through. Perhaps with age I’m becoming ...

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Passengers: We were woken up too soon

It’s the last big blockbuster of the year, a sci-fi extravaganza with top dollar effects and two of the biggest names in the industry in the starring roles: Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence. Passengers tells the story of two people ...

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Rogue One: A Star Wars blunder

The positive reviews started flooding in, giving me hope – but I’ve been burned before and I’ll be burned again. Are these critics seeing the same films I’m seeing? Rogue One is yet another example of what is wrong with ...

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Paterson: I’m working on a poem for you

In Jim Jarmusch’s Paterson, Paterson lives in Paterson, New Jersey, driving the bus along the central Paterson route. It’s a film about finding artistry and meaning in everyday life, emphasising the humdrum routine as our hero gets up, has breakfast, ...

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Shove Them

Buried somewhere under the Warner Bros lot, Rupert Grint is turning in his grave. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the newest addition to the Potter-verse, tenuously linked to a little supplemental bestiary published during the original Harry ...

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