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Review: Teenage Hedonism

If there’s one word to describe Callum Newens’ new short film, Teenage Hedonism, it’s confident. A coming of age comedy focusing on a social...

The resonance of Bojack Horseman, Season 5

"I made him more vulnerable and that made him more likeable. And that made for a better TV show. But if is just a...
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Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout

With 2015’s Rogue Nation already under his belt, Christopher McQuarrie brings a laser focus to this sixth film in the franchise as writer, producer,...
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Review: Christopher Robin

When the first trailer was released for Disney’s Christopher Robin it was met with a hesitance and resistance to the sombre tone of a...
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Review: Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!

With Hollywood’s output becoming progressively more based upon sequels and franchises, this summer’s release slate looks fairly bland. But one film towers above them...
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Apostasy: Review

What must it be like to renunciate your religion? This topic is explored in Daniel Kokotajlo’s harrowing and tragic debut feature ‘Apostasy’, a film...

Review: Mad To Be Normal

Accurately conveying mental illness and the efforts of psychologists to treat it poses a real challenge for film-makers. Too much gravity, and the film...
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Review: Ocean’s 8

Spend approximately 0.5 seconds on the internet and you’ll be sure to find an all-too-frequent sound: whole slews of film ‘fans’ whining about an...
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Review: Whitney

Taking an in-depth look into the life and music of Whitney Houston, documentary film Whitney, directed by Kevin Macdonald, harnesses archive footage alongside new...
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Review: Swimming with Men

Oliver Parker’s Swimming with Men follows Eric Scott, played by Rob Brydon, as he navigates a mid-life crisis. Eric feels lost and consequently seeks...