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Film Review: The Hitman’s Bodyguard (USA, 2017) is a funny, familiar buddy-cop ride

Sometimes it’s not always necessary for a film to be unique or spectacular or innovative for it to be enjoyable. Sometimes all we need is for it to be fun and ridiculous and easily digestible for it to provide that escapism. The Hitman’s Bodyguard brings together two particular Hollywood actors who have their own distinct “brand” to lead an action-comedy-buddy-cop-type of film that doesn’t intend to set the world on fire but prefers to just kick back and enjoy itself in an almost meta way.... Continue Reading

Gary Oldman is unrecognisable as Winston Churchill in Joe Wright’s The Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman has pulled a DeNiro (Raging Bull) for his latest role in Joe Wright’s The Darkest Hour, emerging unrecognizable. The former Batman and Harry Potter star has appeared in early images of the war-time film looking like a wax replica of Winston Churchill, which given the last time we saw him he was the suave CIA agent Quaker Wells (Criminal) is a little surprising.... Continue Reading