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Table 19 – Review

 TL;DR Witty, enjoyable script Funny, likable characters which give the film heart Good cast, but comic genius Stephen Merchant criminally underused But not much happens and often feels like it’s lagging Nothing really feels special about the movie, but it’s comfortable and enjoyable enough ———————————————— Table 19 is a simple, refreshing comedy of which we […]

Life – Review

TL;DR Well-written and performed characters – key to a film set in such a small location where you need to care about them Quick pace to keep everything exciting but not so hurried as to detract from quality But nothing stands out and nothing is special – Gravity and Alien without the special ‘je ne sais quoi’ ————————————— […]

Ghost in the Shell – Review

TL;DR Looks good – CGI is impressive, action scenes are slick and exciting But no heart and little engagement with characters or story Scarlett Johansson strong as Major, but can’t help feeling this part was made for an up-and-coming Asian actress ——————————————– Based on the original manga by Masamune Shirow in 1989, for some people […]

Get Out – Review

TL;DR Unique horror film that addresses an important issue in a new way Well-sculpted horror – doesn’t resort to many particular jump scares – atmosphere and themes alone are sinister enough Exceptional writing balances engaging plot and contemporary issues with heart and humour Will stay with you for a long time —————————————————- Recently films with […]