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Demon Slayer-Kimetsu no Yaiba-The Movie: Mugen Train (2020)

Demon Slayer-Kimetsu no Yaiba-The Movie: Mugen Train finds four young demon slayers being sent on a mission where there are human disappearances, thought to be caused by a demon. There they meet a fellow demon slayer who is of the highest rank. While on the train they discover that it is a sleep demon wreaking …

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It Follows (2014)

After giving in to her desire to have sex with a guy she was dating, Jay, played by Maika Monroe, starts to be pursued by a supernatural creature that takes the form of different people, but that no one else can see. She later finds out that this is a curse and there is no …

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Ashens and the Polybius Heist (2020)

Ashens and the Polybius Heist is a British comedy heist film made on a comparatively low budget, which unfortunately shows in the acting and set design. Stuart Ashen, commonly known as Ashens, a collector of tat, aims to pull off a huge heist reclaiming the infamous Polybius arcade cabinet which allegedly can control the players …

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Message from the King (2017)

‘Message from the King’ is on the surface, a typical and generic revenge action thriller. However the film has many flairs that help it to stand out in the slew of revenge thrillers released every year. Chadwick Boseman plays Jacob King, a man from Cape Town, South Africa, who journeys to Los Angeles, California as …

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The Lighthouse (2019)

‘The Lighthouse’ centres on a wise old lighthouse keeper, played by Willem Dafoe, and his new apprentice, played by Robert Pattinson. Alone besides the other person, madness starts to settle in after a short while. The sound design and score of this film is superb, the constant ominous boom of the horn instantly adds a …

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Uncut Gems (2019)

‘Uncut Gems’ is a slice of life film about Howard Ratner, played by Adam Sandler, a Jewish jeweller who can never settle on one win, and always needs to double his money, and make more and more.  This film feels wholly unfocused, and meandering, with so many different aspects of Howard Ratner’s life on show, …

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Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

In the final chapter of the fondly named “Sequel trilogy” of the Star Wars saga, The Resistance, and the First Order come to a head in a fight for the galaxy.  The Disney Star Wars films have been on a sliding scale of quality, some very well made, and entertaining films; ‘The Force Awakens’, ‘Rogue …

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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)

When eight year old Bruno is told he is moving far away from home because his father, a soldier in the German army, has been promoted, he lives a lonely life until he finds a friend in Shmuel, a Jewish boy in a concentration camp. This film perfectly encapsulates the innocence and wonder of what …

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Marriage Story (2019)

When a married couple who have been together for 10 years with one child decide they need to split up, they try to remain a family in this hyper realistic story of the effects of divorce. The story concept is very formulaic and paint by numbers, parents are getting a divorce, fighting over custody, further …

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Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood (2019)

Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood focuses on Rick Dalton, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, a superstar of the 50’s and how he is adjusting to being phased out and used as a stepping stone for the new stars of 1969, as well as his stuntman come personal driver, Cliff Booth, played by Brad Pitt.  This is …