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Review: There is one sequence in ‘Kong: Skull Island’ that absolutely justifies the price of admission. After a series of ill-advised bombs have been dropped to stir the ecosystem within Skull Island, an uncharted landmass that...

 
 
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[Review] – ‘A Cure for Wellness’

 
 
 
 
 
 
February 26, 2017
 



Review: A Cure for Wellness sets itself up as an urban morality tale without much morality or much of a tale. It is 146 minutes of pure misjudged enterprise, desperately – and I mean desperately – in need of the fantastical to ...

 
 
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[Review] – ‘Fences’

 
 
 
 
 
 
February 12, 2017
 



Review: Fences could be a landmark film in the history of African-American cinema. It is a period piece. There is no sex or gun-related violence in it. Yet it has made $50 million to date at the US box office – twice its ...

 
 
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[Review] – ‘Moana’

 
 
 
 
 
 
December 4, 2016
 



Review: In Disney Studios latest animated film, ‘Moana’, the titular Polynesian heroine accompanied by her comic relief cross-eyed pet chicken sets out to restore the heart of a far away island with the assistance of a demi-god...

 
 
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[Review] – ‘Sully’

 
 
 
 
 
 
December 4, 2016
 



Review: There are parts of ‘Sully’ that, to use test screening vernacular, ‘strike you the wrong way’. The film, written by Todd Kormanicki (whose credits include the unmemorable 2007 Halle Berry-Bruce Willis thriller ‘Perfect ...

 
 
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Review:  There is something about St Albans that makes film directors who hail from there inherently nice. Years ago, at a party for a short film festival, I met Mike Newell, the St Albans born director of ‘Dance with a Strange...