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Editorial: My Top Five Comic Book Movies of the Decade

5) The Dark Knight Rises Christopher Nolan’s third film in The Dark Knight trilogy is a flawed epic that never reconciles its social commentary with the bleak portrait of its world. However, it has ambition, touching moments and a steadfast … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Films of 2019

10) Stan & Ollie Stan & Ollie is a delightful and gentle tribute to the famed comedic duo. Told in the pair’s twilight years of fame, the film wonderfully depicts their relationship as though its a marriage in its last … Continue reading

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Ranked: The Star Wars Films (1977-2019)

 11) Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Attack of the Clones is a shrug of a movie, often mixing belaboured action sequences with awkward dialogue exchanges. It also marks George Lucas’ digital ascetic at its least charming and … Continue reading

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Review: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

In A New Hope, when Han Solo describes the Millennium Falcon, he says “she’s got it where it counts.” The same could be said of The Rise of Skywalker- an occasionally frustrating and erratic film. However, in its best moments, … Continue reading

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Editorial: Why I Love Star Wars

Star Wars is a cinematic bedtime story that I’ve enjoyed since the age of seven. My introduction to the series was a 1995 trailer on the Power Rangers: The Movie VHS. The fast flurry of images that highlighted parts of … Continue reading

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Editorial: My Top Five Star Wars Scenes (The Skywalker Saga)

5) I think I just blasted it In a sequence that lovingly embraces George Lucas’ infamous “Faster, more intense” direction: Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia find themselves trapped in a section of the Death Star, with Stormtroopers shooting from above … Continue reading

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Editorial: My Top Ten Films of the Decade

10) Gone Girl David Fincher’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s popular novel twists the knife with its observations of the public and private perceptions of relationships, whilst also probing about how well we truly know our respective other. Featuring subtle direction, … Continue reading

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