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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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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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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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Here Are The Young Men

Provocative and lively, but lacking any real substance is Here Are The Young Men. Based upon the novel of the same name by Rob Doyle, the film explores the relationship between three Irish teenagers as they embark on their final summer before the important things like jobs and rent take over their lives.

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Hall

Despite some promising moments, Hall feels like a wasted opportunity for director Francesco Giannini. As two women seek to leave their abusive husbands, a deadly virus is breaking out around them. Secluded to their hotel rooms, the two have little in the way of information as to what is happening, and are left to presume […]

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The Voyeurs

Trashy, slow and superbly mishandled, The Voyeurs is the type of film that Channel 5 used to show late at night. This erotic thriller from Amazon Studios is about as simplistic as they come, and can’t even live up to its billing as a pulpy time killer for audiences seeking a cheap thrill.

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The Parapod: A Very British Ghost Hunt

Adapting their own paranormal podcast for the big screen are skeptic Ian Boldsworth and true believer Barry Dodds. The two hosted The Parapod between 2015-2018, investigating strange occurrences up and down the U.K., with their unique wit thrown in for good measure. The film follows the same premise, and aims to prove the existence of the […]

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Those Who Wish Me Dead

Writer and director Taylor Sheridan is making a habit of creating strong modern-day westerns. The likes of Sicario, Hell or High Water & Wind River have either been written or directed by Sheridan, and he yet again proves his talent for tight, muscular thrillers in Those Who Wish Me Dead. 

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Censor

The idea that horror films breed violence in their viewers has long been an explored narrative in the media, especially when they want to blame something for whatever heinous act has recently been committed. And so, Censor asks the question, if horror films are so violent and can enable us to give way to some […]

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Boys From County Hell

As much a coming-of-age drama as it is a horror-comedy, Boys From County Hell owes its debt to the likes of Big and Evil Dead 2. It mixes horror with the young adult fear of growing up and moving on to good effect, even if it is more heartfelt than it ever is scary. Director Chris Baugh […]