Franchises always find a way. There should never have been a sequel to Jurassic Park and yet, twenty-five years later, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is the fifth. Is the human race that stupid as to make the same mistake again? Worryingly, yes.
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For many, there will be immense satisfaction in finally seeing canon proof that Han Solo did indeed do the Kessel Run in twelve parsecs. But that’s two very expensive hours of geekery.
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This is near perfection. Of course, Rupert Everett is Oscar Wilde. Naturally, it should take half a decade for the funds to be accumulated. Absolutely, The Happy Prince is its title. What a wonderful film is this.
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It’s not his tendency to dissolve animals in acid that makes the pre-notoriety Jeffrey Dahmer a figure of horror in Marc Meyers’ slow burn biopic. Neither is it his penchant for violent outbursts and harrowing fantasies. It is his eyes. The leering orbs of lifelessness that stare out through oversized glasses at a world that does not understand their owner. ‘I’m just like everybody else’ he says.
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Want to know what’s coming to a cinema near you this June? Look no further…
Angelina Jolie’s new film is a rather under-the-radar affair but may well be the one she is most proud of. Based on the first book in a series by writer Deborah Ellis, The Breadwinner comes from Irish director Nora Twomey and the ever-rising Cartoon Saloon studio. They’re the unit behind The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea but have journeyed further afield this time around. Jolie is its executive producer.
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Key to achieving anonymity is the ability to appear so bland that the eyes of the world simply don’t notice you. Andrew Niccol’s new film, though well executed. is rather too successful in that regard.
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