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Less Pretentious Bollocks about Films in Less than a Thousand Words

Movie Review: Life

Life is a well paced thriller that features great performances but its an Aliens knock-off disguised as a sci-fi horror drama about life and survival.

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Movie Review: Beauty and The Beast

Beauty and The Beast balances a faithful adaptation with CGI-assisted live action retelling, delivering a decent enough reboot that’s enjoyable for new young viewers and nostalgic fans despite its casting mistakes.
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Movie Review: The Autopsy of Jane Doe

The Autopsy of Jane Doe is a simple and well executed thriller that cleverly spins a tale of mystery into a procedural of horrors, but loses steam halfway where it succumbs to watered down cliches.

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Kong: Skull Island Official Movie Stills

Its no news that Legendary Entertainment launched the MonsterVerse, a cinematic universe of iconic movie monsters in film. As part of its eventual Godzilla vs. King Kong endgame, the Kong franchise gets a modern reboot starting with an origins story – Kong: Skull Island.

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Movie Review – Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island is a typical yet satisfying creature feature – big, loud, silly and entertaining if you don’t expect anything past its visual effects.

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Movie Review: Logan

Logan is an affecting, visceral and grounded superhero flick, delivering a poignant drama of an aging hero and a satisfying send-off thanks to a thoughtful screenplay and great performances from its cast.

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