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Movie – Bladerunner 2049

Movie – Bladerunner 2049

Gosh, it’s bleak. And long.         Share the love…

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Movie: Kingsman 2: The Golden Circle

Movie: Kingsman 2: The Golden Circle

So, thank goodness for Mark Strong. And John Denver. The first Kingsman movie was a little bit different and completely tongue in cheek and so just about got away with some of the terrible story lines. This one is just vile. Strong is essential to the film but whereas excellent before, Colin Firth returns, despite […]

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Film – Victoria & Abdul

Film – Victoria & Abdul

  The ignorance of the English is portrayed from the very start of this film. Two Indian men are picked to make a commemorative presentation to Queen Victoria in England. From the opening scene, I relish settling down to see a film about India before partition when everyone was Indian, rather than Muslim, Sikh or […]

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Film – American Made

Film – American Made

  If you want to watch the same scene happening over and over again, this is the film to watch. The story on which it’s based is pretty interesting. Guy gets recruited by the CIA and gets paid to fly a plane over countries the government wants to keep an eye on and discreetly take […]

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Film – An Inconvenient Sequel

Film – An Inconvenient Sequel

Everyone has their version of the meaning of life. My belief is that we are placed on this earth to enjoy it and then leave the world a better place than we found it. The human race is failing in that. How people can look at the facts and then fail to see how we […]

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Film – Despicable Me 3

Film – Despicable Me 3

Former criminal Gru who previously adopted 3 little siblings now has a clever wife in tow and they are both agents for the Anti Villain League. He learns of a twin who’s custody went to his father at the divorce hearing. Dru inherited everything and now runs a pig farm, which is unlike any pig […]

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Film – Dunkirk

Film – Dunkirk

On another day, I may not have seen this film. Had that been the case I would have missed out on one the most evocative and essential films of recent times. Following on from The Viceroys House which made me want to learn more about partition in India, this is another historical drama. But the […]

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Film – War for the Planet of the Apes

Film – War for the Planet of the Apes

  Since I was a child and first watched the Planet of the Apes series on TV and collected all the cards, I’ve always taken the side of the apes. As I’ve grown up – and the older I have the privilege to get – the more I believe in the humans are stupid theory; […]

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Film – Gifted

Film – Gifted

‘Gifted’ refers to the mathematics ability of a young girl who is being raised by her uncle after her mother’s suicide. My belief is that anyone can be an expert with enough (10,000 hours) practice but in this case, we find young Mary has inherited her super brain from her mum, who inherited it from […]

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Film – Baby Driver

Film – Baby Driver

Maybe I’ve had more than my fair share of car chases in action films, so while others have remarked on those in Baby Driver being remarkable, they seem distinctly average to me. The film about the kid who finds himself as the go-to getaway driver for crime boss, Doc (Kevin Spacey) itself is fairly stylish, […]

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