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Birds of Prey – Review

Birds of Prey gathers together an ensemble of female DC (anti) heroes, Black Canary, The Huntress, and Detective Montoya and of course Harley Quinn against the villains Black Mask and Victor Zasz. Margot Robbie’s performance as Harley Quinn was one of the best things to come out of the cinematic …

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The Rise of Skywalker – Review

  At least The Rise of Skywalker couldn’t be worse than the prequels right? Right??? After a strong but predictable start with The Force Awakens, a creative dead end with The Last Jedi, The Rise of Skywalker was Disney’s last hope at winning over the Star Wars fans that were …

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Watchmen – Review

Watchmen has been called unfilmable when adapting its comic source material. The comic’s legendary creator Alan Moore has been firmly against anyone adapting his work from the comic medium to anything else. Being the only comic graphic novel to have hit Time magazine’s top 100 list gives you some idea …

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Joker – Review

DC has finally given up on its shared cinematic universe building with Joker. Presenting it as a stand alone story unconnected with the recent DC films marks an opportunity to produce films unencumbered by the other films failings. Joker is also the most controversial DC film before it was even …

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Ad Astra – Review

I took some time to catch Ad Astra the latest Brad Pitt film while in Northern Greece at an open air outdoor cinema for some added novelty.   Hard Sci Fi movies since 2001: A space Odyssey onwards try to find answers to lofty questions. They try to ground themselves …

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IT CHAPTER TWO – Review

At a time saturated with reboots which are usually miss rather than hit. IT Chapter One left a big impression on both critics and audiences. IT  brought scares and a decent adaptation of Stephen King’s book.  At the end the movie slam cuts the title “IT Chapter One”  letting you know …

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Annabelle Comes Home – Review

Annabelle Comes Home is the third Annabelle installment in The Conjuring Cinematic Universe. How wild is it that a shared horror cinematic universe even exists! It’s a bit like a successful version of what Universal was trying way too hard to do with it’s Dark Universe with Dracula Untold and …

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Child’s Play – Review

Full disclosure, I haven’t seen the original Child’s Play movies. On the upside I have no expectations or preconceptions coming into this reboot of Child’s Play either. I was vaguely aware of the character growing up and it seemed like a standard slasher franchise like Friday the 13th or Nightmare on …

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters – Review

Godzilla is the definitive big monster movie, with a long and interesting history that I can’t get into here without a review with a word-count the size of of a kaiju. We have had some shit adaptations over the years when Hollywood tries to get involved that not even the …

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Detective Pikachu – Review

When I first heard the premise for a Ryan Reynolds voiced live action Detective Pikachu  movie I thought “WTF that sounds really dumb!” Then the trailer dropped and it pika’d my curiosity. Lets see if the movie got my attention.   The Cast Ryan Reynolds as Detective Pikachu (voice and …

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