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‘A Dog’s Way Home’ is Delightfully Familiar – Review

It’s a tale as old as time – boy meets dog, boy and dog form an unbreakable bond, boy and dog are tragically separated and then dog spends two-and-a-half years trekking 400 miles to get back to boy. Based on the novel of the same name by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog’s Way Home is a canine adventure film designed to pull on the heartstrings.

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‘Vox Lux’ Review – Natalie Portman Features in Provocative Pop Opera

It would be remiss of this reviewer to discuss the psychological drama Vox Lux without commenting on the abhorrent manner which pop-star Celeste is endowed by fame; a by-product of a culture obsessed with celebrity in a system that benefits from the exploitation of trauma.

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‘Stan & Ollie’ Review – A Werther’s Original for the Heart

You’d think it’d be a pie in the face for Sony Pictures Classics to release a film about iconic comedy duo Laurel and Hardy without having their stage name in the title but in the case of Stan & Ollie, it speaks a testament to the genius of the pairing both on and away from the spotlight.

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Ben Affleck Leads New Netflix Action-Crime Film ‘Triple Frontier’ – Trailer

In the better part of a year now Netflix hasn’t seemed to shy away from exclusively bringing the blockbuster cinematic experience normally reserved for the movie theatre to the small screen, and here with the upcoming action film, Triple Frontier, it seems as though the trend is well and truly continuing.

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‘Alita: Battle Angel’ is a Big, Beautiful, Bloated Spectacle Film – Review

Alita: Battle Angel is the ambitious Manga film adaptation from director Robert Rodriguez and executive producer James Cameron that succeeds in dazzling the senses, but suffers in its attempt to forge a deeper connection between the audience and the film’s characters.

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