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The Snowman: He’s taunting us…

Crime dramas always strike me as struggling on the big screen. It is undoubtedly an opinion arising from my upbringing, but a detective story is often well-suited to the serialised format of TV. The limited running time of a film ...

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Alien: Covenant

As one of my friends quipped, this film should really be called Alien vs Prometheus. Not only does Alien: Covenant give you the unwanted sequel to Prometheus, but smushed on top of that is a very formulaic Alien remake. The ...

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X-Men: Apocalypse

Sigh… Okay, our third major comic book blockbuster has landed for the year. Let’s get this over with. I am going to confess that this superhero franchise is the one I hold in the most affection. Whether it be through ...

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Macbeth: Sound and fury

Oh, Shakespeare film adaptations: my forte! This is a fierce and muscular spin on Macbeth. Director Justin Kurzel takes full advantage of the rugged Scottish landscape (and fairly rugged cast members with the likes of Michael Fassbender being the foremost) ...

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Slow West

Slow West is a film I went to see with some enthusiasm. The first major feature of filmmaker John MacClean, it won a prize at the Sundance Film Festival, it occupies that heady position of being an independent western and ...

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