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Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City

Despite Resident Evil: The Final Chapter being released in 2017, we are already in reboot mode with Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City. Much like the series of video-games that inspired them, the films have continued to adapt and evolve over the years, never seeming to give up on their quest for global domination. This […]

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The Last Duel

The desire for audiences to watch historical epics seems to have dulled over recent years. Replaced by superheroes and video-game adaptations, the style of sword and sandals has switched to the small screen with the success of Game of Thrones and The Witcher. Perhaps it is suitable then, that Ridley Scott directs The Last Duel, […]

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King Richard

Chronicling the life of Richard Williams – the father of two of tennis’ most celebrated players of all time in Venus & Serena Williams is Will Smith. Both Smith and Williams share many similarities, and the two are a perfect fit for this sporting biopic produced by Venus & Serena. The subject material bounces between […]

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Ghostbusters: Afterlife

It’s been 37 years since Ghostbusters arrived in cinemas. Since then there has been a sequel, cartoons, a reboot, video games and various comic-books. It’s one of the most unlikely franchises in cinema history, and it all stems from a ridiculously successful sci-fi comedy that starred some of the decades funniest actors. Fast-forward to 2021, […]

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Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins

Contrived and full of exposition, Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins is one of this years worst films. There’s little here to congratulate, and the films cynical sequel baiting means this reboot of the G.I. Joe franchise ultimately has nowhere to go.

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Don’t Breathe 2

Both unnecessary and irrelevant, Don’t Breathe 2 is the ingeniously titled sequel to 2016’s Don’t Breathe. The sequel sees Stephen Lang return as “The Blind Man”, who is now looking after a young girl named Phoenix (Madelyn Grace) – after her home was burnt down resulting in the death of her parents. It’s a morally […]

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Eternals

Eternals marks the 26th entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and follows on from this years Black Widow & Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings. Eternals feels like very much like a stand-alone film and almost exists away from the rest of the MCU. The powers that be have hired director Chloé Zhao, […]

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Shepherd

Atmospheric and well-shot, yet cold and unimaginative, Shepherd is the latest film from writer and director Russell Owen. The story of one man’s grief and his attempts to deal with it sets the tone for Shepherd. But the film borrows too much from other, better, films and has a nihilistic feel that leaves the audience […]

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Halloween Kills

After the success that was 2018’s Halloween, director David Gordon Green follows up with its sequel Halloween Kills. Tonally more barbaric, but with a plot that is all over the place, Halloween Kills ups the action but forgets everything else that made the 2018 reboot/sequel such a hit.

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Escape Room 2: Tournament Of Champions

Despite its faults, the first Escape Room (2019) was an enjoyable action-horror hybrid that owed a lot to the likes of Saw and The Cabin In The Woods. Its sequel, Escape Room 2: Tournament of Champions is a lot less likeable and feels more like a forced effort, capitalising on the first films good reviews […]