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Despicable Me 3


Gru discovers he has a twin brother,  who wants to learn the family business  of villainy from him but Gru isn’t that guy anymore or is he? This film had laughs for both adult and children and plenty in-between. Slapstick galore prevails and the 80’s inspired jokes all land. The minions are side-lined to a side story but they aren’t missed as much as you might think because there is so much going on with other characters. Perhaps they’re saving possible minion storylines for an upcoming minion sequel? The film is fractured into different stories and misses an opportunity to expand on Dru and Gru’ relationship with each other and their parents. This doesn’t stop the film from being visually impressive and has brilliant voice acting from the entire cast. It’s a fun entertaining yarn.

Enjoyabilty:⭐⭐⭐⭐

Star Rating:⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Baby Driver


Baby Driver has all the pacing of Edgar Wrights cult hits such as Hot Fuzz and Scott Pilgrim Vs The World but perfected to a fine art. Cuts of dialogue and film are literally in sync with music at times and it creates a rhythm that accentuates the pacing of this quasi-musical that allows the songs to flow in and out of the film allowing us to almost interact with the music the way our main character does. If that wasn’t enough, we have an impressive fun cast that delivers the clever and witty script with flare and experience. The stunts in this film and the car chases/chases are absolutely A-grade perfection. I hoped the film was longer but it ended all too quickly, It’s truly a joy-ride all the way to the end credits.

Enjoyabilty :⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Star Rating:⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Gifted


Gifted is a film you’ve probably seen before in one iteration or another; the misunderstood genius trying to find their place in the world, an idealistic character clashing against the world, family members who play villains in one form or another even though they are trying to help in their own selfish way. This film is eloquent, it handles heavy topics such as suicide and family interaction in a way that serves the story and allows us to invest in the characters. It has a perfect cast, with McKenna Grace the stand out, impressive for a child actor. The score crowns a well rounded and emotional film with a heart tugging soundtrack to elevate scenes. The result is a poignant look at family.

Enjoyabilty :⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Stare Rating:⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Churchill 


Churchill is the untold story of D-Day but its also the untold story of the main character-Churchill. Often in film , its easy to dress an actor or actress up in costume to make them look like the person being portrayed.
This is never the case in Churchill, we never actually see any fighting, even though Churchill desperately wants to lead men and be at the front line with them. This film doesn’t romanticise war or Churchill, It simply portrays the man in all his dimensions, flaws an all, its a refreshing look at an icon and a great Briton and Brian Cox’ performance never slips into caricature. Miranda Richardson potrays an exceedingly strong woman and James Purefoy is impeccable as is the film. 

Enjoyabilty:⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Star Rating:⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Transformers: The Last Knight


Michael Bay’s last hurrah proves to be his magnum opus as everything good about the Transformers franchise is front and centre in an enjoyable cartoonish pop corn flick epic.
easily the funniest of the series so far this helping gives us more fun characters and of course-action!

Enjoyabilty :⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Star Rating:⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Hampstead


Hampstead is a sweet romance with an intelligent core and lots of heart with plenty to say about the housing crisis. It couldn’t have been time better with the housing crisis and gentrification being main topics of discussion. Fortunately-this well acted, gently scored film is actually funny, unlike, other romances and the realism of the film keeps it from falling into the negative zone of chick flick hell.

Enjoyabilty:⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Star Rating:⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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The Mummy


This glorious attempt at a cinematic universe often disturbs the films great ingredients from combining organically to give us a worthy successful reboot. Instead we get brilliant parts of a confusing whole, a Frankenstein of film (monster association intended) its enjoyable but we’re robbed of what could have been.

Enjoyabilty :⭐⭐⭐

Star Rating:⭐⭐⭐

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