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  • 22 Jump Street

    22 Jump Street

    ★★★½

    Fully self-aware is the best way to describe "22 Jump Street". A follow up to the surprise 2012 hit comedy "21 Jump Street", based on a 1980s TV show created by Stephen J. Cannell and Patrick Hasburgh. The film followed two cops, Jenko (Channing Tatum) and Schmidt (Jonah Hill), sent undercover at a High School, in order to locate an illegal drug. Although initiately seen as a potential "bomb", the film went on to gross over $200 million and surprise…

  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    ★★★★

    Conflict, race and trust. Three elements which are rarely explored in a summer blockbuster. According to it’s more recent definition, a summer blockbuster should do nothing more than resolutely excite and brainlessly beguile audience members. By that definition, ‘’Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’’ belongs in a completely different category. A film which is no way brainless, but instead deeply thought out, astoundingly structured and impeccably acted.

    ‘’Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’’ picks up almost ten years…

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  • Godzilla

    Godzilla

    ★★★★

    Very few films in recent memory have had such pre-release hype as Godzilla. As is often the case, high expectations and immense pressure may do large disservice to a project. Since legions of devoted fans have hungrily devoured each new tease, picture, or any other marketing release, the film carries a heavy question on it's shoulders. Does it deliver? Absolutely.

    Godzilla is an outstanding blockbuster, which delivers in every way. It is heartbreaking, gorgeous and viscerally thrilling. Director Gareth Edwards…

  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2

    The Amazing Spider-Man 2

    ★★★½

    ''Every day I wake up knowing that the more people I try to save, the more enemies I will make. And it's just a matter of time before I face those with more power then I can overcome.'' Peter Parker/Spider-Man says this at the beginning of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, hinting that he is faced with a real challenge. But it's also a statement about the film in general. How confident but also how vulnerable is he as a hero?…