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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.…

Kong: Skull Island (2017)

More than a decade after he was last spotted dangling from the Empire State building in Peter Jackson’s courageous remake, King Kong comes roaring back onto our screens in Kong: Skull Island. With Legendary Entertainment firmly fixed on a…

10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

It is becoming an increasingly rare treat for movies such as 10 Cloverfield Lane to fly under the radar and succeed in surprising an unexpected public. Producers J. J. Abrams and Lindsey Weber have succeeded in sneaking out a high profile…

The Monuments Men (2014)

Monuments Men is a well-meaning but lame vanity project from George Clooney, who wrote, directed, and stars in it. For this true but dumbed-down tale of mostly middle-aged American scholars and art authorities who were sent to save Europe's…

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

If you've already heard a lot of the praise heaped upon this movie, the latest release from the Coen brothers, then you already know what to expect. Because every bit of praise is well deserved. Inside Llewyn Davis is a joy from start to…

The Internship (2013)

Also known as "that one with Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson working for Google", The Internship is one of many hi-concept movies in recent years that has forgotten what a hi-concept actually is. Vaughn and Wilson sparking off one another in…

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

As varied as their filmography is, it is easy to put the films of the Coen Brothers into two categories: the whimsical dramedy where its protagonist follows an unfortunate path of events that eventually divides the audience, or the gritty…