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  • The Suicide Squad
  • Another Round
  • Luca
  • The Fly

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  • Squid Game

    ★★★★½

  • Dave Chappelle: The Closer

    ★★★

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    ★★★½

  • Dawn of the Dead

    ★★★½

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  • Squid Game

    Squid Game

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I'm usually quite slow to board TV hype trains - there's just too much to watch and I'm still two series behind on Billions - but Squid Game jumped right to the front of my queue because I liked the premise (even if it is largely familiar in some ways) and I knew it was only a matter of time that one of the millions of memes flooding Twitter spoiled it for me.

    And, well, I'm glad I wasted no…

  • Dave Chappelle: The Closer

    Dave Chappelle: The Closer

    ★★★

    Incredibly frustrating because Dave Chappelle's storytelling ability and comic timing is second to none, and there are flashes of brilliance here, especially in the opening 15-minutes or so. But spending most of your show dunking on trans people when you proclaim not to care what they think of you probably isn't the way to go if you want to convince others that you don't have an issue with them, and neither is branding yourself a TERF.

    And by no means…

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  • Black Swan

    Black Swan

    ★★★★★

    Every time I see 'Black Swan' again, I succumb to its beautifully dark and sinister spell some more. I cannot pick any fault with it, and every aspect - be it technical or narrative-based - doesn't only make me fall in love with Darren Aronofsky's masterpiece a little bit more, but it makes me fall in love with cinema a lot more (I didn't think it was possible).

    Because a masterpiece, a cinematic tour de force and a pure example…

  • American Beauty

    American Beauty

    ★★★★★

    INT. MORRISONS SUPERMARKET - EVENING

    A shabby looking young man is pushing a trolley down the frozen food aisle of MORSSIONS SUPERMARKET with a lack of interest. His trolley is full of typical unhealthy food which is often associated to students - microwave meals and pot noodles.

    He comes out of the aisle, and tries desperately not to make eye contact or even acknowledge other BORED SHOPPERS, he notices the DVD BARGAIN BIN. The BARGAIN BIN is full of DANNY…