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Knives Out Review

Traditional murder mysteries are somewhat of a rare commodity these days. The days of sleuths like Jessica Fletcher, Hercules Poirot and Miss Marple are mostly over. But in Hollywood, nothing is truly dead which can eternal lie, and things are bound to come back around. A few years ago we had a stylish retelling of…

The Good Liar Review

I think it’s fair to call Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren ‘legends’. In fact, I might go as far as calling them ‘national treasures’ such is their longevity, prestige and, most importantly, talent. So a film that combines these two talents on screen for the first time is a recipe for something special, with the…

The Goldfinch Review

Novel adaptations are, like a lot of things, a bit of a thorny prospect. On the one hand there are successful adaptations, such as the Twilight Saga or the Harry Potter books, but on the other hand, there are the less successful adaptations, like Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby or the Golden Compass. A lot…