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Retirement Denial – Blood Father and Dirty Grandpa

There are flashes of pathos in this by the numbers, borderlands “careless actions by stupid daughter brings tough old bastard of a dad out of retirement” Blood Father, but they appear rarely & Dirty Grandpa is a film that almost makes you want to relegate the great De Niro to movie jail.

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Demolition (Jean-Marc Vallée – 2015) Movie Review [Sydney Film Festival]

Leading man Jake Gyllenhaal continues his performance hot streak (Prisoners, Enemy, Nightcrawler, Southpaw) in director Jean-Marc Vallée’s Demolition; a stirring ride towards necessary self destruction.

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War on Everyone (John Michael McDonagh – 2016) [Sydney Film Festival]

John Michael McDonagh’s (JMM) War on Everyone is a buddy cop parody that feels like Shane Black doing Bad Lieutenant.

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Bad Neighbours 2 (Nicholas Stoller – 2016) Movie Review

Bad Neighbours 2 hits like a sledge hammer when it hits, but the contending priorities often leave it licking you like a warm breeze.

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The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos – 2015) Movie Review

Welcome to The Lobster, a divinely weird satire of romantic conformity from Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos. It’s a recipe that’s as weird as it is tragic, as philosophically sabre sharp as it is hilarious; this is a film that deserves your time.

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