Movies

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Marshall

‘SOLIDLY UPLIFTING TALE OF LEGENDARY BLACK LAWYER OVERCOMING PREJUDICE IN THE COURTS – WITH THE HELP OF A JEWISH SNOWMAN.’ ★★★☆☆

The Death of Stalin

‘POLITICAL SATIRE AND ABSURDIST HUMOUR LACE THE TREACHERY OF TRANSITION, HILARIOUSLY CAPTURED BY A BRILLIANT CAST AND SCRIPT.’ ★★★★★

The Party

“FINE CAST ACT AWAY THE HEARTACHE IN MONOCHROME CHAMBER PIECE WHILE VOL AU VENTS BURN AND SECRETS UNRAVEL.” ★★★☆☆

Loving Vincent

“AMAZING ANIMATION BRINGS VAN GOGH’S PAINTINGS AND CHARACTERS TO LIFE TO INVESTIGATE THE MYSTERY OF HIS DEATH.” ★★★★☆

The Snowman

“DESPITE THE PRESENCE OF MICHAEL FASSBENDER AND A STARRY CREW, JO NESBØ’S NORDIC BEST-SELLER MELTS INTO AN ABOMINABLE PUDDLE.” ★☆☆☆☆

Blade Runner 2049

“MISERABLE VISION OF THE FUTURE MAPPED ON RYAN GOSLING’S BALEFUL FACE IN STYLISH, SOULLESS SCI-FI SEQUEL.” ★★☆☆☆

Borg vs McEnroe

“EPOCHAL 1980 TUSSLE BETWEEN THE SWEDISH ICEMAN AND THE AMERICAN SUPERBRAT BECOMES A SOULFUL   EXISTENTIAL STRUGGLE – WITH GREAT TRACKSUIT TOPS.” ★★★★☆

Victoria & Abdul

“JUDI DENCH TURNS IN A COMMANDING ROYAL PERFORMANCE REPRISING QUEEN VICTORIA IN STEPHEN FREARS’ STATE OF THE EMPIRE.” ★★★☆☆

Documentaries

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Risk

“PARANOIA SEEPS THROUGH THIS OPPRESSIVE AND UNPLEASANT DALLIANCE IN THE COURT OF JULIAN ASSANGE.”★★☆☆☆