Mission: Impossible – Fallout

This review is spoiler free and may or may not self destruct in five seconds. Mission: Impossible – Fallout is the sixth film in the high octane action franchise where the stakes and the stunts are continuously raised to keep up with the demands and visions of leading man, Tom Cruise. Christopher McQuarrie returns to…

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Skyscraper

Dwayne Johnson’s former Special Forces operative Will Sawyer is now a safety consultant brought in to independently assess the safety of The Pearl, Hong Kong’s, and indeed the world’s, tallest building coming in at just over 3000ft. When terrorists take over The Pearl, (for reasons not worth going into), set fire to it and frame…

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Swimming With Men

Poor old Rob Brydon’s Eric is down on his luck. Stuck in a dead end job whilst his wife’s political career is flourishing, he convinces himself she’s having an affair. As his world begins to crumble around him he seeks solace from the one thing that provides him with a hint of comfort; swimming.  In the…

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Ocean’s 8

Recently released from prison, Daniel Ocean’s sister Debbie is doing it for herself as she sets out on an ambitious heist determined to come away with a huge payoff whilst also settling some personal scores. Demonstrating some of her brother‘s deviousness early on, together with her partner Lou, she recruits her all female gang. With…

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Arcadia

Arcadia is a fascinating look at man’s relationship with Mother Earth shown using archive footage from around the UK set to a modern score. An intriguing blend of folk horror and documentary combine to create an unusual, almost ethereal, story. Predominantly in black and white, we travel through the last 100 years, focusing on certain…

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is the fifth instalment of the 25 year old Jurassic Park franchise. J A Bayona is at the helm with returning stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard leading a supporting cast including Jeff Goldblum, also returning as Ian Malcolm, with Toby Jones, James Cromwell and Rafe Spall along for the ride.…

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Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo: A Star Wars Story is the second spin-off from the Star Wars world after 2016’s Rogue One. An ambitious yet obvious choice given how popular Harrison Ford’s smuggler turned resistance hero remains 41 years after we first met him. The rather daunting job of playing the young Han Solo falls on the shoulders of…

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Deadpool 2

Ryan Reynolds returns as potty-mouthed, Marvel mutant Wade Wilson, aka superhero Deadpool, in the sequel to 2016’s record breaking film.  In Deadpool 2, our hero thoroughly embraces his position as the naughty, drunk uncle of the Marvel family and brings us a refreshing counterpoint to the other superhero movies out there. Deadpool teams up with some fellow mutants, a…

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Avengers: Infinity War

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away a Big Bang created six Infinity Stones. When combined, these stones provide unimaginable power to whom ever possesses them. Enter big, bad baddy Thanos as he stops at nothing to get his giant purple hands on them. The only people in his way are Marvel’s…

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Ready Player One

It’s the year 2045, the world is over-populated, life is a struggle for most people and so they enter the virtual reality world known as the OASIS to escape the tedium and hardship of their everyday reality. In the OASIS, pretty much anything goes. You can be anyone, do anything and everything is possible. Hidden…

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