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  • The Lion King
  • In the Mood for Love
  • The Big Sleep
  • The Matrix

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  • The Void

    ★★★

  • Independence Day: Resurgence

  • Fear Street: 1666

    ★★★

  • Fear Street: 1978

    ★★½

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  • Paradise Hills

    Paradise Hills

    ★★

    Paradise Hills is a case of coulda, shoulda, woulda and I’m not sure how I feel about that.

    If you’ve been to any version of Alice’s Wonderland, seen The Island, vibed with Batman & Robin, or read any of the better offerings from the boom of YA fiction, this will immediately feel familiar. In a way, that kind of works in the film’s favour. The world building is light but touchstones are present that let the (knowing) audience know what’s what. The mystery…

  • The Animal

    The Animal

    I vaguely remember this being funny. How very, very, very wrong I was.

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    I'm going to start by saying that in the theatre I saw this, no one moved as the credits rolled, nor did anyone make a sound as they sat there mulling over what they just saw. It's that good.

    Adapted from Gillian Flynn's 2012 novel of the same name, Gone Girl is the story of Amy Dunne's disappearance and the toll it takes on her husband Nick and the community. Told from both Nick's perspective in the present day and…

  • Interstellar

    Interstellar

    So... I saw Interstellar and I just don't know, I really don't. It's day 3 of trying to write something and, much like the recent Fury (for which I still haven't written), I can't quite work out where I stand with the film; I want to like it so much, but there's just something missing.

    Anyway, Interstellar is the story of Cooper, a once brilliant pilot and engineer, who now lives as a farmer and father of two on a…