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My Friend Dahmer Review

Movies about serial killers seem like a bit of a gamble. How does a filmmaker peel away the layers behind the monster and provide some sort of clarity for their inhuman acts and does this make them more sympathetic as a result? In the past, films such as Psycho and Monster have shed a light on… Continue reading My Friend Dahmer Review

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The Breadwinner Review

The Breadwinner is the third consecutive release by Cartoon Saloon to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature - an especially impressive statistic considering it is only the Kilkenny-based studio’s third film. But while their previous efforts - The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea - both reimagined Celtic mythology, The Breadwinner… Continue reading The Breadwinner Review

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Retro Review: Deadpool (2016)

In 2009, the prayers of comic book fans had been answered as Marvel's red-dressed 'merc with a mouth' was given the cinematic treatment he deserved and what a perfect representation it was. Actually, it was quite the opposite and deserved a much better portrayal than the one that was given to us in the catastrophic… Continue reading Retro Review: Deadpool (2016)