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Film review: Raya and The Last Dragon

Film review: Raya and The Last Dragon

Disney’s latest multi-platform release, Raya and The Last Dragon, adds a new world-saving warrior to their box set ranks. The film introduces the fantastical world of Kumandra, a once a harmonious commune of humanity and dragons. As is too often …read more

Film review: Fast & Furious 9

Film review: Fast & Furious 9

With cinemas being closed for new releases for such a long time the cinema world was desperate for a blockbuster to break the limbo. Fast & Furious 9 (along with Kong vs Godzilla) were the first to do this. Giving …read more

Film review: Nomadland

Film review: Nomadland

One of the silver linings of a year in lockdown is that new releases are skipping the cinema and becoming available to stream much earlier. Having already scooped up a bunch of Oscars and Golden Globes, is Nomadland worth streaming? …read more

Film review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Film review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Picking up five years after the events of Godzilla: King Monsters, the latest entry in the ‘monsterverse’ finally unites two of movie’s biggest creatures and promises to deliver a fight for the ages. Director Adam Wingard (You’re Next, The Guest) …read more

Documentary review: This is a Robbery

Documentary review: This is a Robbery

An unsolved $200 Million heist from a sleepy museum tucked away in Boston. Surely the perfect candidate for documentary dissection, so can Netflix help unravel the mystery? The story begins with a pair of drunken revellers, sampling the beginnings of …read more

Documentary review: Coded Bias

Documentary review: Coded Bias

As machine learning becomes a common part of our developing technologies, is the student becoming the master? Netflix takes a deep dive into the world of Joy Buolamwini, founder of the Algorithmic Justice League and based out of M.I.T. She …read more

Film review: Moxie

Film review: Moxie

‘Force of character, determination or nerve’ is the dictionary description but does the movie live up to its title as it tackles a new generation’s frustration with outdated patriarchal behaviour? Directed by Amy Poehler, this fresh look at teen high …read more

Film review: One Night in Miami

Film review: One Night in Miami

Based on the play of the same name by Kemp Powers (who also has screenwriter credit here) ‘One Night in Miami…’ is the fictional account of an actual meeting between four black icons, Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jnr), Cassius Clay …read more

Film review: Zach Snyder’s Justice League

Film review: Zach Snyder’s Justice League

Released on the back of a passionate social media campaign #releasethesyndercut, this four hour version of Justice League is something of an intriguing premise. After having to leave the original film due to a family tragedy Zach Synder was unable …read more

Film review: News of the World

Film review: News of the World

Depending on your outlook, News of the World not being a dramatic reinterpretation of the story behind Britain’s most infamous tabloid newspaper may come as a disappointment. Instead this is an adaption of the 2016 novel of the same name …read more