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REVIEW: Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021)

Two particular pairs face two greatest tests in the film adaptation of Michael Koryta’s book, also titled Those Who Wish Me Dead. Making up the first are Hannah (Angelina Jolie), a smokejumper, and Connor (Finn Little), a young’un hunted by suited assassins. She is still…

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Freedom and Liberation in Mad Max: Fury Road

Geographically, Mad Max: Fury Road ends exactly where it begins. After a short prologue detailing the descent of the world and of humanity, we find ourselves deep within the Citadel, held and run by the tyrannical Immortan Joe. We watch as Max is brought there,…

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REVIEW: The Current War (2019)

A century before ‘AC/DC’ became the moniker of a certain Australian rock band, the acronym was synonymous with American pioneers George Westinghouse and Thomas Edison and their conflicting ideas for electricity distribution. While the former was keen to explore the potential of high voltage alternating…

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REVIEW: X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019)

With the monumental success of Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame slowly coming to a halt, the monolithic finale to a franchise that has changed the landscape of the 21st Century blockbuster, it seems that 2019 is a bittersweet year for the superhero genre; a year where our…