Ava (2020)

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The deadly female assassin is turning into a bit of a trope these days: do we really need another take on it? Hmm, not so much. I mean, yes give women as many chances as the blokes have had over the years, but I still want something more interesting than just 'she's a woman'. Jessica … Continue reading Ava (2020)

Project Power (2020)

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There's a new drug on the streets of New Orleans. This one doesn't just make you feel powerful: it literally gives you superpowers. However there are catches: it will only last for 5 minutes, and you have no way of knowing what power you'll get. Invulnerability is great, turning into a human torch might have … Continue reading Project Power (2020)

Mulan (2020)

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The latest in the Disney live action (or not so much, with some of them) remakes continues with no little controversy. I can't really comment much on the cultural issues, or the lead actress's political comments. But yeah, asking £20 over and above the subscription fee for the platform it's showing on - meh. But, … Continue reading Mulan (2020)

Guns Akimbo (2019)

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Internet troll Miles (Daniel Radcliffe) messes with the wrong organisation when he prods the beast that is Skizm, a 'game' that pits strangers against each other in on-street, very real combat, while online spectators cheer for their favourites. Deciding to take revenge in their own unique way, Miles is kidnapped and wakes with guns bolted … Continue reading Guns Akimbo (2019)