Ben Wheatley’s newest incredibly dark satire is a no holds barred commentary on the consequences of useless gun violence in films. It holds up much better in comparison to his more nihilistic approach to modernity in High-Rise (2015), instead seeming rather sobering than actively hopeless and futile. Spoilers to follow.
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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
In an explosive comeback, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 reunites everyone’s favourite “a-holes”, crass and vicious as ever – perhaps even more so. Amped up by intensely vibrant, gorgeous cinematography and possibly an even better soundtrack, it’s a wonderful introduction to 2017’s superhero season.
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Review: Gifted (2017)
Marc Webb continues to prove his directorial prowess in his foray into the family drama genre. His signature wit, coupled with riveting performances by an all-star cast, hits all the notes we’re expecting from a film like Gifted. It is also undeniably genuine at its core; moving in a very real way. Spoilers ahead.