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Gone Girl (2014)

Gone Girl isn't the movie you’ll be told it is. It’s better. It isn’t a thriller “torn from today’s headlines” or from obsessive media coverage of this or that true crime scandal, though at first it pretends to be. It’s more original. It…

Gone Girl (2014)

Hearing a voiceover of a man wanting to smash open his wife's skull to see 'what's going on inside' sets the tone for David Fincher's newest feature, Gone Girl, as the latest book-film adaptation to hit the big screen takes the bestselling…

The World’s End (2013)

The World's End is the weakest film in the "Cornetto trilogy" and that's something worth saying right here, right at the very beginning. It's also worth following up with the fact that it's not a BAD film, by any means. It just doesn't…

Jack Reacher (2012)

Satisfaction and vindication, that's what I felt when I walked out of the cinema after seeing Jack Reacher. I like to feel satisfied as the end credits of a movie roll, I like to feel as if I made the right choice (especially considering…

Jack Reacher (2012)

A snappy mystery-thriller that fizzles In a world where nobody actually reads books anymore and every other novel is a "bestseller," the Lee Child "Jack Reacher" stories are so categorised, and Paramount figures on making a franchise out…