Gavin Gibson

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  • Zack Snyder's Justice League

    Zack Snyder's Justice League

    ★★★½

    Wow. That was an improvement. I had my doubts from the point of the constant demand for it over social media all the way through to the trailers but this was actually a damn side better than I ever thought It'd be. I mean...it's still not great but I'll give Snyder credit for being able to take an absolute mess of a movie and turn it into something that's not a chore to sit through.

    The reason I don't rate…

  • Persona

    Persona

    ★★★★★

    Persona was the first film that left me utterly lost but equally satisfied. Since my first viewing I've come to recognise the themes of duality, identity and passion. But I'll never forget that first experience where I didn't understand a lot of the film but due to the emotional respones it still brought about...I knew that It was truly something special.

    I've seen it a bunch of times now but even having seen multiple interpretations and having come up with…

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  • The Upside

    The Upside

    Take The Intouchables, subtract the terrific performances, replace the heartwarming yet sincere chemistry between François Cluzet and Omar Sy with cheap humour and stereotypical back and forth charmless behaviour and add a bit of that generic American award begging feeling that Hollywood never seems to get sick of…

    And then you have The Upside. A film that panders towards the people in the world that think films are only worth watching If they're in English.

    I'd be lying If I said I didn't consider walking out halfway through.

  • Pet Sematary

    Pet Sematary

    ★★★★

    Before I get started on this review I am gonna quickly mention the book which It's based on and the previous adaptation of that book. The book is amazing and one of King's best works but the 1989 film…sucks. I kind of hate it. And the cult following It's gathered over the years confuses me. And what's more confusing is that people keep calling It a faithful adaptation despite the fact that there's not a mention of The Wendigo, entire…