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  • Vox Lux

    Vox Lux


    “One for the money, two for the show…”

    In the year 1999, Celeste Montgomery (Raffey Cassidy) survives a mass shooting at her school in Long Island, New York. During rehabilitation, Celeste writes a song about her experience and performs it at a memorial service with her older sister Eleanor (Stacey Martin). The song instantly becomes a hit; an anthem for the grieving nation, and with the guidance of her talent manager (Jude Law), Celeste is transformed overnight into an international…

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  • Everything Put Together

    Everything Put Together


    Like cracks forming in the walls of a perfectly constructed suburban home, a mother’s sanity disintegrates much the same in director Marc Forster’s domestic nightmare, exploring the psychological effects of post-trauma and social anxiety.

    Better known for his Oscar-winning tale of tainted redemption Monster’s Ball (2001), or more recently, the delightful Christopher Robin (2018), it’s no surprise that Forster’s debut feature Everything Put Together (2001) showcased his impressive skill set as a filmmaker, which also formed a solid foundation for…

  • Black Mirror: Striking Vipers

    Black Mirror: Striking Vipers


    If Beale Steet Could Talk + Tekken, but make it gay.

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  • Chernobyl



    Nerve-shredding, well-paced and grimly told; Chernobyl is by far the greatest dramatization of human error ever produced for television, emphasising that the toxicity of humanity is just as destructive as the deadly fumes of nuclear energy. This is truly terrifying stuff.

  • Rocketman



    An absolute knockout!

    Rocketman is like being strapped into an electric chair, only to find that you’re being electrocuted with shocks of joy for two hours straight.

    The choice to use a standard biopic formula and transform it into a surreal musical fantasy was honestly the best decision made here. Dexter Fletcher takes everything we are familiar with and injects the story with dazzling energy, resulting in a non-stop toe-tapping song and dance extravaganza, which also features one of the…