Film & Books

In Review: A Ghost Story 'is moving, alluring and unforgettable....' says our reviewer

'On paper the melancholy story of a deceased man dressed in a cheap Halloween ghost costume sounds ridiculous and should not work. Yet, this film has had such a powerful effect on me...'...

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Bollywood highlights the sanitation crisis in India with Toilet: Ek Prem Katha

(Toilet: A Love Story) - the world’s first feature film to highlight the topic of open defecation in India), is released in cinemas worldwide on Friday - and it’s showing at Cineworld in Milton Keynes....

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In Review: The Emoji Movie 'is not so bad it's good. It's just bad,' says our reviewer

"....ever since I watched the film, the world seems a tad more grey and depressing.'...

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In Review: The Big Sick is much more than a rom-com promises our film critic

To advertise the film as a 'romantic comedy' is misleading, and means it will likely be snubbed at by insecure little boys who fear a genre often referred to as a 'chick flick'...

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In Review: Dunkirk 'is quite simply a spectacle!' says our reviewer

Employing over 1000 extras and using real ships and planes, with little CGI in use, Nolan's choice of favouring practical effects adds to how special this war film is......

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In Review: War for the Planet of the Apes gets the Total MK thumbs up

Ship-shape in terms of the writing and solid performances, but the quality of this film is just a tad lower than the previous entries as the emphasis (understandably, given the title) is on battle rather than drama... ...

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