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Moonage Daydream conjures David Bowie’s creative spirit via cinematic spell

Movie review: Moonage Daydream Stripping away the sycophantic commentary that often accompanies biographical exercises, Brett Morgen's Moonage Daydream quietly  opens the portal to David Bowie's central creative vessel: Himself.
3.5Score

Encanto haunts in a happy way

Movie review: Encanto Lin-Manuel Miranda’s music, clever writing and an animation style that reveres racial difference ensure Encanto casts a durable spell with enough power to make you forget it’s Disney formula.  
3.5Score

Eternals goes back to the big bang of Marvel Cinematic Universe with a splatter of matter

Movie Review: Eternals Oscar-winning director Chloe Zhao creates a rich tapestry of stories in this new superhero saga that finds inspiration in ancient myth, yet struggles to bring its epic scope down to Earth.  
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The Last Duel is a Ridley Scott victory

Movie Review: The Last Duel Nobody knows how to dissect the alpha male psyche with as much compassion as the director of Gladiator and Blade Runner, which is why Ridley Scott's latest epic about an historic rivalry between two French heroes of yore has as much blood and guts as it does heart.
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Jungle Cruise offers giggles, followed by Technicolor yawn

Movie Review: Jungle Cruise Dwayne Johnson's rock solid presence anchors Jungle Cruise, and drags it down the river, in Jaume Collet-Serra's attempt to copy the success of Pirates of the Caribbean that loots all the right booty, but gets lost in a familiar landscape.
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Space Jam: A New Legacy a royal let down

Movie Review: Space Jam - A New Legacy LeBron 'King' James brings his trademark moves and Warner Bros. brings the intellectual property to a marketing fiesta masquerading as a movie.
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The Gripes of Wrath: Guy Ritchie and Jason Statham embark on a messy quest for morality in The Wrath of Man

Movie Review: The Wrath of Man An armored car heist forms the bloody backdrop of a predictable action movie that packs more than gunplay and mano-a-mano combat into its magazine. The Wrath of Man also fumbles with manly friendships, family bonds and female affection -- but for all the extra writing, it's Jason Statham's pitbull-like screen presence that keeps us watching.
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Nobody announces a new dirty, hairy kind of anti-hero

Movie review: Nobody Bob Odenkirk brings all of his beleaguered Everyman capital to an action movie that grants catharsis by throwing haymakers at a cruel, chaotic world
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Above Suspicion flays its central characters, but it’s okay – they’re awful

Movie Review: Above Suspicion Emilia Clarke ditches the dragons and thrones to pick up a hillbilly accent and a horny FBI agent in Phillip Noyce's cautionary tale that explores ego, power and two people with a pathetic desire to control each other.  
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Nomadland cuts to the bone, draws rust-coloured blood

Movie Review - Nomadland Frances McDormand forces us to see the warmth of kindred souls seeking freedom in a landscape abandoned by the American Dream.