Gone Girl

Gone Girl is superb cinema. A classic Fincher methodical slow burn that erupts into breath-taking violence. A sharp (as nails) script, exquisitely almost perfectly lit and shot, a memorable sound track and universally fantastic performances: Ben Affleck, Neil Patrick Harris, Kim Dickens, and what’s sure to be a career-changing turn by Carrie Coon as Go….

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The World’s End

You know what I loved? Every single, uproarious moment of Edgar Wright’s The World’s End. It would still have been brilliant as a bittersweet, wry, finely observed Mike Leigh comedy about five school friends who reconnect for a pub crawl through the small country town they grew up in. But – a big but –…

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Jack Reacher

I’ve never read a Jack Reacher novel (surprisingly, given my lowbrow taste in books). I do however know that said character is meant to be a flippin scary dude of epic physical proportions. He is NOT meant to be dinky Tom Cruise. Having said that though, the first in the franchise of Jack Reacher movies…

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