Author: Rob Keeling

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1917

1917 is a consistently gripping and frequently harrowing story that brims with tension from start to finish. From the second its central heroes venture out into no-man’s land, you can’t help but feel on...

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Jojo Rabbit

I can completely understand why this film isn’t to everybody’s taste. The story of an enthusiastic young Nazi who has Adolf Hitler as an imaginary friend is always likely to raise a few eyebrows....

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Marriage Story

Noah Baumbach’s powerful portrait of a couple falling out of love manages the tricky feat of delivering wonderful levity and immense sadness in almost equal measure. Marriage Story follows the divorce of theatre director...

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Parasite

Parasite is an unforgettable tale that more than justifies its considerable Awards Season hype. Bong Joon-ho’s latest movie skilfully defies simple genre classification, moving from black comedy to searing drama to, well …. something...

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Miss Americana

Miss Americana gives us a peek behind the curtain of pop megastardom at the difficulties facing a young woman whose life is lived in the spotlight. The film does touch on Swift’s rise to...

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It Chapter Two

After seeing the first instalment of the new “It” films back in 2017, my girlfriend (a huge Stephen King nut) didn’t seem all that excited for the planned sequel. As a huge fan of...

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Unstoppable

Tony Scott’s final outing as director is an excellent action thriller that provides a timely reminder that sometimes, less is more. Unstoppable’s premise is ingeniously simple; a train carrying toxic material is out of...

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Long Shot

Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron have surprisingly strong chemistry in this sharp romcom about an outspoken writer who is hired by his schoolboy crush to work on her Presidential campaign team.  Rogen is undeniably...

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Ad Astra

An atmospheric, melancholy and thought-provoking sci-fi from director James Gray which centres on the fraught interstellar journey of Brad Pitt’s astronaut, Roy McBride. Pitt’s character is tasked with venturing into deep space in order...

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Crawl

As a ferocious hurricane hits and flood waters rise, a daughter and her father get penned in the crawl space of their family home by hungry alligators. It’s a simple premise and one which...