The Cliff House – Chris Brookmyre

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"They had been on the islandĀ less than five hours and already the whole thing was falling apart." A group of women head to a remote Scottish island for a lavish hen do. But when someone turns up dead, the question of 'who dunnit' only stirs up the secrets surrounding each of them. Jen's friends include … Continue reading The Cliff House – Chris Brookmyre

Dual (2022)

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After the news that she has a rare and terminal health condition, Sarah (Karen Gillan) allows a salesman to talk her into being cloned, to 'save her love ones from pain'. The clone (also Gillan) will spend Sarah's last few months with her, learning to duplicate her in every way - or so goes the … Continue reading Dual (2022)

Joker (2019)

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From Cesar Romero through Jack Nicholson to Heath Ledger, Batman's Joker has gotten darker and less comic-book-y as a character. The more recent films featuring Batman (either Christian Bale, or Ben Affleck) have been getting grittier and darker each time. And then we have Joaquin Phoenix, in director Todd Phillip's new take on the villain's … Continue reading Joker (2019)