13 Reasons Why

A show that both embodies and defies teenage cliché, 13 Reasons Why tackles the suicide of a girl, Hannah Baker, and her reasons why she did it. It is a gripping drama that questions the accountability of each person in turn over thirteen episodes, a mystery for the viewer and protagonist.

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Kong: Mediocre Island

Despite showing hints of intelligence and nuance at times, the poorly-written characters and glaring lack of originality on Kong: Skull Island dooms it to being nothing more than another average monster movie to add to Hollywood’s already-overcrowded collection of skyscraper-sized disappointments.

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Snow in Midsummer

Gun shots. Blood smatters against a fluttering white flag. A young woman lay limp and lifeless. The execution is done. Returning their rifles to an upright position, three soldiers march toward the body. Without courtesy, the woman is hoisted to a sitting position. In a remarkable show of disrespect, one of the soldiers casually wields…

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Donald Cried

Two childhood friends: a well-to-do banker and a fully-grown man-child meet again after twenty years of absence. They could not seem more different. Polar opposites: rational and irrational, cold and overtly friendly, adult and child. As Donald Cried progresses, their similarities are revealed in a way that seeks to show how layered the two characters…

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Taboo – Series One Review

Beautifully captivating and vehemently dark, series one of Tom Hardy’s BBC drama Taboo sadly came to an end last night in an stunning series finale. Intriguing from start to finish, it’s safe to say that Taboo has been one of the best television series of 2017 so far. Ram-packed with gripping action, flawless acting and a…

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The LEGO Batman Movie

The LEGO Batman Movie follows in the steps of its BAFTA-winning predecessor (also nominated for a Golden Globe and an Oscar), which was aptly named “The LEGO Movie”, and more than holds its own. Once again using an animation style deliberately meant to look like stop motion with real LEGO bricks, the film quickly pulls…

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