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The Commuter – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: The Commuter starts slow and never really gets into second gear.  What should have been throw away action thriller ends up being so laughably bad that by the end I wasn’t quite sure if it was meant to be a parody or not.  This is no …

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Tank Girl – A Classic Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Tank Girl is a hot mess.  And the film is pretty chaotic also.  Considered a flop in it’s day (it didn’t do good business and reviews were luke warm to say the least) I always held an odd affection for this slice of 90’s insanity.  Watching …

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Ready Player One – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: Tonally Ready Player One is a bit of a mess.  The humour doesn’t always work alongside the darker story undertones and the amount of swearing is very unusual for a Spielberg film.  This all said – Ready Player One is visually stunning and as you’d expect …

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Pitch Perfect 3 – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: I liked the first two Pitch Perfect films.  They were charming, funny and had a good heart.  Pitch Perfect 3 pretty much throws most of that aside for an odd story that doesn’t really do much to advance the characters as it ups the action (in a …

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Peter Rabbit – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review: It’s a shame that Peter Rabbit takes so many missteps because, at it’s heart, it’s got all the pieces in place to have been a good film. This said Sony need some serious guidance on how to script edit – there’s no way the berry sequence …

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