Mary Poppins Returns: Film Review

When Mary Poppins Returns was announced I was horrified because I thought the 1964 original shouldn’t be messed with in any way and I was worried it would ruin the legacy and my memory of the original. I desperately wanted it to be good so I’m happy to report that it is loyal and I didn’t come away disappointed.

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Aquaman: Film Review

I don’t have a very high opinion of the DC Extended Universe (excluding Wonder Woman) so I was expecting another disappointing effort with Aquaman’s standalone debut, so imagine my surprise when I found myself enjoying it.

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Mortal Engines: Film Review

I had no idea what to expect from Mortal Engines because I didn’t know anything about it besides it being produced by Peter Jackson. The trailer and lack of promo didn’t exactly fill me with confidence so I went in expecting it to be totally pants but it was decent and I enjoyed it for the most part.

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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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