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  • John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    ★★★★

    'Parabellum' - Latin for "prepare for war" is the perfect subtitle to the third entry of the John Wick saga, for better or for worse. From the series' first outing in 2014 and it's sequel in 2017, the John Wick films strived to deliver the core essentials of what makes a successful action film work so well with it's tight choreography, use of wide angles and a detailed and heightened lore that elevate a sense of style and personality that…

  • Hellboy

    Hellboy

    ★★

    Within the first ten minutes of 'Hellboy' the film tries it's best to illustrate this new vision of a more gruesome 'HARD-R', rock and roll take on Mike Mignola's beloved Dark Horse graphic novel series; featuring the titular half-demon and half-human paranormal investigator. After an obligatory exposition dump from Trevor Bruttenholm, played flatly by Ian McShane, we see Hellboy go head to head with a Mexican Luchador wrestler vampire to the sounds of a Spanish cover of 'Rock You Like…

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  • Tokyo Story

    Tokyo Story

    ★★★★★

    Families are complex, unpredictable but wonderfully confusing things - and no film demonstrates this clearly than Yasujiro Ozu's 'Tokyo Story'. A film that blurs the lines between generational gaps and picks apart all the different complex relationships that revolve around family dynamics. Directed by Yasujiro Ozu and written by Ozu and Kogo Noda.

    As the title suggests, the Hirayama's are an elderly couple from Onomichi travels coss-country to Tokyo to visit their adult children, grandchildren and their widowed daughter in…

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    ★★★★

    Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse is the new animated film surrounding the Spider-Man mythos; not taking place in any kind of specific film series or the MCU, and this time centering around Miles Morales with (a) Peter Parker taking the role of a reluctant mentor. The main basis of this film as it revolves around a team of 'Spider-People' from different universes who meet from a collider experiment gone wrong lead by long-running villain Kingpin; here Miles Morales takes the rains…