Andrew’s Top 50 Films of 2018

Best of lists are always strange beasts. We sift through a year of ‘stuff’ trying to find value and quality, only to put it in some kind of arbitrary order. These lists always play like a competition – where y...
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Revenge Review

Rape Revenge movies. Do we need them? From I Spit On Your Grave  1 through 4 to Big Driver to Bound to Vengeance, they seem to be here to stay – and they all have one thing in common. Even straight up rev...
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Instant Family Review

On paper, Instant Family has all the ingredients for being a mess. It’s directed by Sean Anders – he of That’s My Boy, Daddy’s Home and Daddy’s Home 2 fame. It has a comedic lead turn from Mark Wahlberg. And, ...
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Vice Review

In nature documentaries, there are always two narratives working at once. You have the prey – a terrified gazelle fleeing across the Savannah, pulling every trick it knows in a bid to simply stay alive. Then, ...
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Arctic Review

A man is stranded in the great white nothing of the Arctic. We meet him digging into the frozen ground, ploughing a legible SOS into the snow. His watch beeps, and he puts down his shovel and moves onto his ne...
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Beautiful Boy Review

The film watching period between October and January is one that’s full with films that simply exist to earn their talent an Oscar nomination. These are films that roll along, exist in the public consciousness...