‘The Last Duel’ Review: An Epic Tale of Trust, Honour and Masculinity

The Last Duel Review

In the world of cinema, the medieval time period continues to be revisited, year over year. While the setting itself has become a little cliché, the stories can still be incredibly engaging with a master filmmaker at the helm. Directed by Ridley Scott, The Last Duel is an epic tale of trust, honour and masculinity. Uniquely presented thanks to its chapters, the movie expertly delivers a modern analysis of an archaic world.

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‘Halloween Kills’ Review: A Forced Pit Stop on the Way to a Better Story

Halloween Kills Review

Acting as both a reboot and a sequel to the 1978 movie, Halloween (2018) successfully resurrected the story of Michael Myers. As expected, the masked villain returns once more in the first of two follow-ups that aim to finally end the franchise. Co-written and directed by David Gordon Green, Halloween Kills is an unfortunate detour that spends too much time focusing on its core message. While there are some elements that work rather well, the film as a whole feels like a forced pit stop on the way to a better story.

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‘Mass’ Review: A Compelling Examination of Unthinkable Violence

Mass Review

There are certain subjects that are incredibly difficult to tackle in a movie. Without precise filmmaking, these topics cannot be handled with the care that they deserve. With this in mind, some creators still have the talent to deliver an uncomfortable story in a highly engaging way. Written and directed by Fran Kanz, Mass boldly explores the aftermath of a school shooting without needing to depict the event itself. By focusing on the parents of those involved, this 110-minute conversation is a compelling examination of unthinkable violence.

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‘The Night House’ Review: A Sincere Structure of Horror

The Night House Review

Often criticised unfairly, the genre of horror is frequently able to deliver stories that have far more depth than one would expect. Utilising a terrifying situation in order to convey an affective story, these movies often have the potential to be impressively poignant. Directed by David Bruckner, The Night House is an emotional tale of depression and loss hosted within the halls of a tense horror film. Driven by a spectacular lead performance, this sincere structure of horror offers a surprise behind every door.

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‘No Time to Die’ Review: An Emotional Conclusion to the Modern Era of 007

No Time to Die Review

Birthed on the big screen in 1962 with Dr. No, James Bond has become one of the biggest franchises in the history of cinema. Adored by fans all over the world, the charismatic spy has now returned to provide a final chapter for the latest series of movies. Co-written and directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, No Time to Die offers an emotional conclusion to the modern era of 007. While the script does have some flaws, the abundance of fantastic action and affective character moments allow the positives to greatly outweigh any issues.

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