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Final Portrait (2017)

Stanley Tucci has taken an empty canvas and taken bold and enchantingly humorous strokes of his creative brush on the closing pages of the life of renowned Swiss painter and sculptor Alberto Giacometti with Final Portrait, adding just a dab…

Free Fire (2016)

Director Ben Wheatley’s fifth feature arrived in a hail of bullets, 70’s sideburns and incendiary insults. Free Fire’s trailer teased us with a back-to-basics shoot ‘em up that took aim somewhere between Reservoir Dogs and Hard Boiled.   …

Annabelle: Creation (2017)

James Wan’s ever expanding Conjuring universe has delivered some pretty frightening scenes of terror over the past few years, taking the genre back to basics with its simplicity is effective enough in delivering its authenticity. Pairing…

Atomic Blonde (2017)

When Mad Max: Fury Road was released in 2015, everyone was raving about its hero. For most people, it wasn't the gruff eponymous drifter that drove the film, but the strong-willed soldier, driver and overall badass Imperator Furiosa. Played…

A Ghost Story (2017)

Expectations of David Lowery’s A Ghost Story before embarking on the picture, to most, are that of a horror story, but this tender circle of eternity love story couldn’t be further from the normal perception of a horror story. The horror…

American Gods (2017)

We've all been there: your generic TV HD recording box is at critical mass; your streaming service sits unused, yet you're considering signing up for the rival's free trial so you can watch that new show you keep hearing all about. American…

Maudie (2016)

For most Sally Hawkins is an acquired taste, whilst some find performances a little on the niggling side, others find her a quiet, yet unassuming character actress who rolls effortlessly into any part she is given adding her own touch of…

47 Meters Down (2017)

If Jaws and last year’s Bikini clad outing of The Shallows didn’t petrify you out of the sea, this year’s shark infested manifestation, although formulaic, 47 Meters Down may just take a tremendous bite out of your bravado and set your…