When Armin Sonntag has an encounter with a nasty alien as a child, he grows up devoting his life to trying to convince the rest of the world that life really does exist in outer space. Unfortunately, he does this at the expense of his half-orphaned son Luis. By the age of twelve, Luis even has to bake his own birthday cake – poor lad.
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As a piece of filmmaking, American Animals is as audacious as the noughties heist it both dramatises and documents. It is, mercifully, a great deal sharper and more intelligent than that foiled plot, weaving a story that compels and excites, whilst reflecting on the very nature of white male privilege. Gripping stuff.
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Amazon’s Alexa meets Stark’s J.A.R.V.I.S in Upgrade, a viscous cybernetic revenge thriller from Insidious scribe Leigh Whannell. More stylish than anything in the director’s preceding oeuvre, the film offers a smart take of familiar conceits, with its grisly action bolstered by an abundance of charisma and exquisite choreography.
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For much of its runtime, Spike Lee’s BlackKKlansman plays as a mid-tier, blackly comic drama ought to. It is undemanding, funny and worthy. But then comes the sting, a punishing final third sickens the soul before a closing bite breaks the heart.
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As fans prepare to return to J. K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, we present everything you need to know about The Crimes of Grindelwald.
Spoilers to follow.
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There may only be four months left of 2018 but some of this year’s biggest releases lie within them.
Here’s our roundup of a handful of the hottest and most highly anticipated films still to come before 2019…
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