Clemency: Film Review

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I have been looking forward to seeing the critically acclaimed Clemency since I missed it at last year’s London Film Festival and I am thrilled it has FINALLY been given a UK release date so we can all now see Alfre Woodard‘s staggering performance with our own eyes.

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The Invisible Man: Film Review

I was concerned The Invisible Man would be an extremely silly and gimmicky movie but I should have had more faith in horror genius Leigh Whannell and known he wouldn’t have done that to us. Instead he has taken the classic story and given it a radical and modern update.

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What Men Want: Film Review

I didn’t really think the 2000 Mel Gibson movie What Women Want warranted a female-led remake but I was at least satisfied with the casting of Taraji P. Henson, who is excellent in Empire. She is a fun, charismatic lead in What Men Want, which isn’t a complete success but has some enjoyable moments.

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Straight Outta Compton: Film Review

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I feel like I have had a serious education about N.W.A. and the general 80s/90s rap scene after watching Straight Outta Compton. It is a powerful slice of music history that I knew literally nothing about which also tackles the violence in Compton and treatment of black Americans by the police, which is still so relevant today.

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