Film Reviews, Superhero

REVIEW: The Suicide Squad (2021)

James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad takes off like a bat out of hell, sprinting through its set-up with an air of surefooted arrogance. ‘Don’t worry about it,’ Gunn seems to say, as he vaguely acknowledges the events of David Ayer’s 2016 Suicide Squad—perhaps thinking that…

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REVIEW: Brothers by Blood (2021)

Pairing Joel Kinnaman and Matthias Schoenaerts seems like a great idea on the page. But in Jérémie Guez’s cold and meandering mob drama Brothers by Blood, that, unfortunately, is not the case. The problem is not just because both Kinnaman and Schoenaerts give flat performances,…

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REVIEW: The Informer (2019)

It’s difficult not to have high expectations when you read the synopsis for The Informer. It promises to tell the tale of an ex-convict who works undercover and intentionally gets himself incarcerated in order to infiltrate the mob. The Informer is based on the novel…

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REVIEW: Suicide Squad (2016)

I have been excited for this movie since July of last year, when the trailer got leaked at Comic-Con. It looked like it was going to be a lot of fun, and really twisted and strange; although, admittedly, with a PG-13 rating, it can only…

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REVIEW: Child 44 (2015)

I always look forward to a Tom hardy project, and with a supporting cast brimming with talent, ‘Child 44’ really had my interest, early on at least. But as we began to learn more about the film, our hopes of another Hardy hit were fading. We…

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RoboCop To Take Rick Flagg Role?

We take a keen interest in the world of superheroes here at JumpCut UK and few films have produced as many rumours recently, as David Ayer’s ‘Suicide Squad’ movie. The leader of the gang of rogues, Rick Flagg, is a role which is still up…