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  • Bill & Ted Face the Music

    Bill & Ted Face the Music

    ★★

    Just couldn’t get in to it at all. Not the film I wanted to bow out 2020 with Cineworld on dude. As for that news? Gutting.

  • GoodFellas

    GoodFellas

    ★★★★★

    My first film back at the cinema in five months & one that is still an absolute classic. It’s the bar for this genre that will never be met, despite the many sub par attempts. 

    Not a dud note, although the last paranoia induced hour still stresses me out completely. Scorsese’s finest.

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  • A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place

    ★★★★★

    The Office’s Jim & Mary Poppins...and the one where I came away with serious beard envy (although at least I can make a noise without fear of reprisal, so there is that). 

    For me, this film is absolutely tense as hell but fookin brilliant too. Masterful yet simplistic in using sound (or a lack of it) as a core horror technique, perfectly executed in its characters & touching family dynamics, remaining darkly atmospheric & truly excelling in it’s immersively tense environment & pacing. This…

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★½

    If I’m honest I was really worried about Thanos from the trailers as he just looked like a big, blue CGI Avatar cast off blob with a cheese grater Batman chin but, I shouldn’t have feared, he was a perfectly plausible baddie in the Killmonger mode of engaging fully with an audience through emotional resonance. DC & the shocking Steppenwolf take note.

    This film surprised me in that it actually balances such a huge cast really well, as I had really…