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The Woman in the Window review – broken thriller is barely worth a look
Amy Adams gives a flat performance as an agoraphobe unravelling a dull mystery in Joe Wright’s cursed misstep now being dumped on Netflix

Benjamin Lee

13, May, 2021 @11:00 PM

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Oxygen review – air runs out for claustrophobic survival nightmare
Mélanie Laurent is excellent as a woman who wakes up in a cryogenic pod with enough oxygen to last the length of the film

Peter Bradshaw

13, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Spiral review – Chris Rock’s Saw reboot is torturously bad
The comedian’s attempt to reframe the gory horror franchise as a detective thriller is an ugly and embarrassingly shoddy disaster

Benjamin Lee

12, May, 2021 @5:05 PM

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Those Who Wish Me Dead review – Angelina Jolie feels the heat in forest fire thriller
Angry, boozy and haunted by her past, a smoke-jumper faces unexpected dangers in this fierce action film set in the Montana wilderness

Peter Bradshaw

12, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Great White review – hangry shark thriller gets stuck in the shallows
A killer shark movie shoehorns climate change in to a very familiar narrative, though the CGI beast is impressive

Cath Clarke

12, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Army of the Dead review – Zack Snyder’s zombie splatterfest is a wit-free zone
A muscle-bound crew of mercenaries infiltrate a Las Vegas full of zombies in Snyder’s uninspired Netflix horror-thriller

Peter Bradshaw

11, May, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Hear me out: why 2005’s House of Wax isn’t a bad movie
The latest in our series of writers sticking up for hated films is a call to reconsider Paris Hilton’s surprisingly effective performance in the horror remake

Lex Briscuso

10, May, 2021 @4:10 PM

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Hear me out: why Deep Rising isn’t a bad movie
The latest in our series of writers defending movies hated by most is a plea to reconsider a boisterously entertaining B-movie horror

Andrew Crump

07, May, 2021 @6:14 AM

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Wrath of Man review – Guy Ritchie and Jason Statham reunite in punchy thriller
While hinged on a threadbare plot as familiar as it is forgettable, this sinewy action B-movie delivers just about enough primal entertainment

Benjamin Lee

06, May, 2021 @10:00 PM

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Johnny Mnemonic review – Keanu test-drives early Matrix prototype
Keanu Reeves is in impeccably robotic form as a data courier on the run in this 1995 adaptation of William Gibson’s cyberpunk story set in 2021

Peter Bradshaw

06, May, 2021 @12:00 PM

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We Still Say Grace review – religious horror strays from the path of credibility
An isolated family of women, ruled over by wrathful father Bruce Davison, encounter temptation in a wildly unconvincing tale

Cath Clarke

03, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Hear me out: why Johnny Mnemonic isn’t a bad movie
The latest in our series of writers defending films hated by many is an ode to the 1995 William Gibson adaptation starring Keanu Reeves as a tech antihero

Rowan Righelato

30, Apr, 2021 @6:07 AM

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