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Life – A Micro-Review

Moderately dull with a decent denouement, Life shows no ambition to break free from orbit of the movies that inspire it…

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Godzilla (2014) – A Reappraisal (& a comparison to Alien: Covenant)

Worthy of returning to, Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla builds tension and delivers action with real impact (and loss) in elegant set pieces whose design and execution leave Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant in the shade…

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Alien: Covenant Review

Alien: Covenant is a delirious cocktail of ideas, preoccupations and horrors that will give fans of the series fat to chew on for years to come. But its joys and successes are matched by frustrations and failures that make it a confounding ride. . .

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