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Burning Movie Review

Frustrating but masterfully crafted. Burning is a well-made mystery but I also can’t help feeling annoyed at how ambiguous the story is. In a strange way, there’s enough plot to keep me invested but not enough to make me Read more…


True Detective Season 3 TV Review

8/10 A return to true form. True Detective Season 3 redeems Nic Pizzolatto’s reputation as an incredible writer of detective drama which started with the incredible first season of True Detective. While not as amazing as the first, Season Read more…


Three Identical Strangers Movie Review

7/10. One of the most unbelievable real-life stories I’ve heard. Three Identical Strangers is a thoroughly engrossing documentary on three identical brothers who were separated and adopted at birth. If there was ever a strong case for truth being Read more…


Searching Movie Review

8/10. Maybe the best mystery film viewed almost entirely through a laptop. Searching smartly uses modern-day technology to create an entertaining thriller. All of which took me by surprise as I was expecting the film to be a Sony Read more…


Beautiful Boy Movie Review

7/10 An engrossing true drama and character study. Beautiful Boy unflinchingly reveals the ugly impact of drug abuse on families and has some stellar performances from its cast. The film follows the life story of Nic Sheff a young Read more…


A Star Is Born Movie Review

7/10 Fourth time’s the charm for this remake. While A Star Is Born borrows the same core plotline from the original 1937 film, the 1954 musical, the 1976 rock musical and 2013 Bollywood romance film (almost as many Rocky movies), Read more…


Bohemian Rhapsody Movie Review

6.5/10 A solid biopic. Bohemian Rhapsody is a fitting film about one of the world’s greatest bands and an iconic figure of music. While it’s not one of the best biopics ever made, it’s still a crowd pleaser and worth the Read more…


Halloween (2018) Movie Review

4.5/10 Entertaining one minute, then mediocre for the next fifteen. Halloween succeeds in making its villain feel menacing and even throws in clever callbacks for fans of the original. It’s everything between the moments of good that bring it Read more…


Halloween Movie Recommendations: Part 2 (2018 Edition)

More recommendations for horror films this Halloween. Link to Part 1 here: Funny Games (2007) 8.5/10 The perfectly executed horror film. Funny Games is a psychological horror that follows two young men and their reign of terror on a Read more…


Suspiria Movie Review

8.5/10 A masterpiece mix of Rosemary’s Baby meets Black Swan. Suspiria is a disturbing, shocking, and thoroughly engrossing psychological horror. Yes, it holds a few flaws but ultimately, this is modern cinema at its finest. The story is set towards Read more…