Review – ‘The Predator’ loses any sense of fun in a noxious macho haze

With Shane Black at the helm and a cast full of lads, The Predator is so blokey that it can’t muster even a moment of genuine emotion.

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Review – YA sci-fi ‘The Darkest Minds’ is not enough to revive the genre

Years after the YA wave became a trickle, The Darkest Minds attempts to bring yet another dystopia to the big screen, with mixed results.

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Review – Despite production problems, ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ keeps the franchise motor running

Alden Ehrenreich steps into the iconic role of the space outlaw who always shoots first, unless George Lucas gets to him.

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Review – ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ pays off a decade of storytelling with a mad action spectacle

A decade of the most ambitious movie franchise in the history of a cinema finally comes to a head with Avengers: Infinity War. But was it worth the wait?

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Review – ‘Ready Player One’ is a rip-roaring adventure with an injection of pop culture nostalgia

Steven Spielberg has distilled an exhausting book into a shot of pure cinema that is genuinely a joy to watch with Ready Player One.

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Review – Alex Garland sci-fi ‘Annihilation’ is a masterclass of big ideas and smart acting

Bypassing cinemas in the UK, Alex Garland’s sci-fi Annihilation is a spellbinding journey into a convincing sci-fi story.

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