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Long Shot (2019) DVD Review

It is hard to be imaginative when it comes to romantic comedies. When it comes to the genre, pitfalls to clichés are endless and creating a film that is smart, funny with genuine chemistry between its leads is rare so Jonathan Levine's

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.…

SXSW 2017 – Atomic Blonde (2017)

In a breathless opening sequence, an inappropriately dressed man dashes around the streets of Berlin only to get repeatedly run over and then shot by a KGB agent, all while “Blue Monday” roars out. Atomic Blonde is not out to cause any…

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

“If you must blink, do it now,” is the dramatic warning which opens this latest animated triumph curtesy of stop-motion giants Laika. Advice you should follow because to miss even a split second of Kubo and the Two Strings would be a crime…

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Mad Max better than ever but you may miss the old days Another Mad Max movie is a good idea, isn't it? Maybe not for me. This fourth in George Miller's series has been enormously praised. One reason I can see is the lack of digital…

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Oh, look: another hero. In 1985, apparently sending George Miller’s Mad Max franchise to the hereafter, Tina Turner sang “we don’t need another hero”. Thirty years later, Miller has had a change of heart. Mad Max is back, with another…