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Film Review: The Lego Batman Movie

A spin-off from the hugely successful Lego Movie, based on the character’s scene-stealing cameo, this film follows Gotham’s favourite superhero – in Lego form of course – as he battles a fiendish plot by the Joker, while trying to manage relationships with his butler, Alfred, the new commissioner (and newfound paramour), Barbara, and newly adopted…… Continue reading Film Review: The Lego Batman Movie

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Film Review: Moonlight

Written and directed by Barry Jenkins and based on Tarell Alvin McCraney’s unpublished semi-autobiographical play, Moonlight is the coming-of-age tale of Chiron, a young man growing up in Miami. Moonlight is told in three chapters, representing three key stages of his life: Little, Chiron and Black, as he struggles with bullying, a crack-addict mother and…… Continue reading Film Review: Moonlight

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Film Review: Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures is one of those stories you just can’t believe you didn’t know about. Unless of course you did know about it…in which case why didn’t you tell me? The ‘true’ story here is that of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janaelle Monáe), three of many mathematicians hired by…… Continue reading Film Review: Hidden Figures