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REVIEW: Mank (2020)

Anyone who loves cinema, or who knows somebody who loves cinema, will be all too familiar with Orson Welles classic film Citizen Kane. What is hard to believe in our days of superhero franchises and directors who have to prove themselves for years, is that…

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REVIEW: The Twentieth Century (2020)

Oscilloscope Pictures have been responsible for distributing three of the best, most unusual and distinctive films of the year – We Are Little Zombies, Saint Frances and now, The Twentieth Century. To even begin to describe The Twentieth Century is going to feel like my…

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REVIEW: Stardust (2020)

Stardust has big predecessors that make it impossible for there not to be some sort of immediate comparison. Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) and Rocketman (2019) came out in the last two years and made history, making it difficult to identify which movie someone was talking about…

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REVIEW: Tesla (2020)

Tesla is sort of like the curse of the monkey’s paw. You say that you want someone to finally make a totally unconventional biopic, and then one finger on the monkey’s paw curls. A common criticism of biopics is that they often come across as…

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REVIEW: I, Tonya (2018)

Several forms of media have become an integral component of our lives. Television always seemingly provides negative stories of crime, illnesses, and depressing weather forecasts. Radio may regurgitate what we’ve seen via television, excluding music and sports stations. Motion pictures allow one to escape reality…

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REVIEW: 12 Strong (2018)

If you’ve read some of my reviews on here before, you’ll know I’m a sucker for films based on true events, such as ‘Deepwater Horizon‘, ‘The Founder‘, and ‘Jackie‘ to name just a few I’ve written about for JUMPCUT. So with ’12 Strong’ riding into…