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Mad Max: Fury Road

The fourth installment of George Miller’s post-apocalyptic series Mad Max sees Tom Hardy taking up the mantle of the titular Max. The film has been awarded almost universal acclaim, praising the acting, directing, and depth for a blockbuster action film. ...

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Consider Phlebus by Iain M. Banks

Iain Banks is a very well respected and commercially successful writer. While he tends to be more widely known for his literary fiction writing under the name ‘Iain Banks’, he also wrote a number of successful science fiction novels under ...

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Wild Tales

Malignant rage and sadistic vengeance are the name of the game in Wild Tales, an Argentinian anthology film by director Damián Szifrón. This is my first exposure to the director’s work and I certainly intend to see more after this ...

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Force Majeure

A Swedish family, holidaying at an Alpine ski resort, eat lunch on a restaurant’s balcony overlooking the slopes. As they settle in, a controlled avalanche hurtles toward the resort. The crowd at the restaurant panics and as mother Ebba moves ...

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The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

A pair of elderly Britons, an aged Arthurian knight, a tenacious Saxon warrior, a persecuted child, an ancient wyrm and a strange mist lying across the land: this is the Britain Ishiguro presents to us in The Buried Giant. Booker-winner ...

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