Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Film Review

I wasn’t super bothered about Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse when it was announced and being promoted because I just thought ‘Urgh, another Spider-Man movie’ – but it’s not just another Spider-Man movie, it is excellent. It’s got 99% on Rotten Tomatoes for a reason!

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Ralph Breaks the Internet: Film Review

I wasn’t the biggest fan of the original Wreck-It Ralph when it came out in 2013 so I wasn’t that excited about its sequel Ralph Breaks the Internet but the good news is that it is very different and very clever.

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The Old Man & the Gun: Film Review

Today, Robert Redford received a Golden Globe nomination for what is rumoured to be his last acting role in The Old Man & the Gun, and while it remains to be seen if he sticks to his retirement plan, he can be happy in the knowledge that his final movie is one entertaining crime caper.

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Sorry to Bother You: Film Review

I was so excited to see Sorry to Bother You and I’m glad it’s finally been given a UK release, but it is very, very odd. The first half is absolutely brilliant and I loved it so, so much, but it totally lost me towards the end when it got too weird.

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Roma: Film Review

After achieving success with English-language films like Gravity and Children of Men, Alfonso Cauron has returned to his native Mexico for Roma, a family drama on a much smaller scale.

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Disobedience: Film Review

Disobedience is unlikely to have mainstream appeal but it should be seen because it tells a compelling romance story and features some incredible performances from leads Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams and Alessandro Nivola.

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Assassination Nation: Film Review

Assassination Nation was one of the films on my watch list for the London Film Festival and I was gutted to miss it at the time but it turns out I didn’t miss out on too much, because it was cool but very messy.

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The Girl in the Spider’s Web: Film Review

The Girl in the Spider’s Web had an uphill battle to impress me from the beginning because I’ve always really wanted more instalments from the Rooney Mara-David Fincher team rather than what is essentially a reboot with a new director and actress. I also wasn’t convinced about the casting of Claire Foy as Lisbeth Salander, and while she may have changed my mind a little bit, the film itself just felt unnecessary and substandard compared to the others.

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – Film Review

I wasn’t the biggest fan of the first Fantastic Beasts so I wasn’t excited for The Crimes of Grindelwald and I had pretty low expectations – and that feeling was accurate because the film is just a bit meh.

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Suspiria: Film Review

I became aware of Luca Guadagnino thanks to his excellent films A Bigger Splash and Call Me By Your Name, so I was naturally going to check his remake of the 1977 Italian horror film Suspiria, even though that genre isn’t my bag and it’s not the sexy romance film I know him for. And I’m glad I did, because he has just nailed it again.

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