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Film Review: Vox Lux

Despite Natalie Portman in the lead and original music by Sia, this unfocussed drama about fame struggles to land the big, grim and obvious points it desperatel…

6 Willem Dafoe in At Eternity's Gate

Film Review: At Eternity’s Gate

This defiantly non-traditional study of the final years of Vincent van Gogh’s life is grounded in an often-beautiful performance by Willem Dafoe.…

Film Review: Cold Pursuit

Liam Neeson stars in a nasty but dopey action thriller that is now quite impossible to separate from his recent comments in Britain’s The Independent.…

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Film Review: On The Basis of Sex

This biopic upon the early life and work of Ruth Bader Ginsburg aims high and means well but proves too strained and clunky, with Felicity Jones’ central perfor…

7 Amandla Stenberg in The Hate U Give

Film Review: The Hate U Give

This filming of Angie Thomas’ 2017 YA novel is strong, angry and tense, with a terrific lead performance from Amandla Stenberg.…

6 Hugh Jackman stars in The Front Runner

Film Review: The Front Runner

Jason Reitman’s real-life political drama has big ideas and a strong cast, even if bewigged star Hugh Jackman seems a little miscast as failed presidential cont…

6 Clint Eastwood stars in The Mule

Film Review: The Mule

Clint Eastwood enlists some regular collaborators to deliver a charming if sometimes awkward factually-based drama in The Mule.…

7 Still from 'Green Book'

Film Review: Green Book

Peter Farrelly’s audience-pleasing Oscar favourite is a somewhat contrived yet nevertheless enjoyable comedic character drama featuring two marvellous performan…

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