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REVIEW: Pixie (2020)

Once Upon a Time in the West…. of Ireland It wouldn’t come as any surprise to me if this is the first time you’re hearing of this film. Barnaby Thompson’s Pixie had a short and limited cinema release back in October last year and it’s…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: BlacKkKlansman (2018)

Just putting this out there upfront, BlacKkKlansman is one of the hardest films I’ve ever had to review. There is so much that it has to say, so much weight to it, and so much potency and relevance for our times that it seems an injustice…

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‘Mission: Impossible’ Retrospective: Part 2

Welcome back. My mission, that I’ve chosen to accept, is to look at the recent era of the M:I franchise. If you missed it, check out Part 1 of this retrospective. Amidst growing opinions about Cruise’s personal life and despite the commercial success of Mission:…

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REVIEW: Concussion (2016)

Early talk surrounding ‘Concussion’ generated a but of Oscar-buzz, mainly for Will Smith in the leading role. I’m not a huge NFL fan, so that element was always going to be lost on me, and I didn’t particularly see how this story, as tragic as…

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REVIEW: Still Alice (2014)

WRITTEN BY WAN TYSZKIEWICZ Imagine the loss of your memories. The familiar faces of your loved ones gradually becoming unrecognisable – your world distorting until all meaning is lost. Not a pleasant thought, but tragically real for many people. This is exactly what we see…