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A Review Site With A Difference. ‘Phil’s Quick Capsule Review’ (a nod to legendary comedian Bill Hicks who coined the phrase when he reviewed ‘Piece Of Shit’ movie Basic Instinct)… where a perfect 10 is rarer than a rain free British summer! Written by Phil Hobden.

Deadpool 2 – A Quick Capsule Review

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Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Deadpool 2 is good fun.  Okay it may not quite hit the heights of the original Deadpool but there’s enough action, humour, crudeness and in-jokes to keep even the most hardened of comic book fans happy.  Adding X-Force and Cable was a good shout, with both …

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Game Night – A Quick Capsule Review


Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Game Night is a fantastic film, highly original, funny and real treat.  The story of a group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves entangled in a real-life mystery, Game Night runs with it’s concept brilliantly throwing in a few twists and turns …

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Deep Blue Sea 2- A Quick Capsule Review

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Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Honestly a week on after watching Deep Blue Sea 2, I still have no idea why this film was made.  A sequel to a fun but just about okay film from years ago with few if any links to the original, Deep Blue Sea 2’s limited budget, terrible …

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Deadpool – A Quick Capsule Review (Revisited)


Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Deadpool has its flaws but in a $60million budged film that EVERYONE thought would do ‘okay’ which has now become one of the most critically and commercially successful X-Men and non Marvel studios films ever, you can kinda overlook them.  In modern parlance Deadpool has smashed …

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Terminal (2018) – A Quick Capsule Review


Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Terminal is one hell of a showcase for Margot Robbie, a neo-noir that is visually striking and with one of the most insane last fifteen minutes of any film i’ve seen this year. It’s just a shame that overall the film is so uneven, with twists …

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Hurricane Heist – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Hurricane Heist isn’t the worst film you’ll see this year but man it’s a slog at times.  Badly cast, poorly executed and with action that leaves you preying for a bigger budget, it doesn’t get much better when you consider the weak script and frankly predictable …

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Molly’s Game – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Aaron Sorkin remains one of the best writers in Hollywood. With his trade mark snappy dialogue, long speeches and well drawn characters, I’ve loved his work from A Few Good Men through to Steve Jobs.  But as a director his untested, which is just one of …

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Ravenous – A Quick Capsule Review


Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Ravenous is a unique take on the zombie movie, feeling more like a Canadian 28 Days Later than a plodding Dawn Of The Dead rip off.  This latest Netflix released exclusive delivers scares, shocks and surprises as a zombie plague ravages a rural Quebec town and a …

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