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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    ★★½

    This is an ambitious attempt at creating a blockbuster film that is truly centred and devoted to discussing it's themes rather than them being propellents for its plot, until it isn't...until, for some reason, it chooses to part with its audience without resolving the dilemma it has presented, shying away from confronting it.

    The ambition Snyder has for this story is admirable, but what imerges is a film in its infancy - premature. A film lacking the hindsight to realize…

  • The Rundown

    The Rundown

    ★★★★

    How was this movie so good? I'm confused.

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  • Justice League Dark: Apokolips War

    Justice League Dark: Apokolips War

    ★½

    What a load of shit. This is my biggest problem with this latest string of DC animated films - they disregard the source material to point of these adaptations being unrecognisable from their comic counterparts, and even that would be fine if these were intricately structured stories that are driven by character arc rather than plot.

    The idea that explicitly depicted violence is an important element for mature, undraped and raw storytelling is a fallacy and this film proves that.…

  • Burning

    Burning

    ★★★★½

    This film so tactfully castigates its
    audience on being unwitting or rather oblivious perpetrators of a patriarchal system that enable predators to (disproportionately) get away with their crimes. When Hae-mi goes missing, the constructs of her being are used to dispell any suspicion that something bad may have befallen her, and it works. It works because like Hae-mi, the audience is lulled by Ben's charismatic personality and uninterested in seeing anything else in him.

    Although the film leaves most of…