movie review

The Top 10 Films of 2020 List: The WTF Team Recommends

In a year in which many of our most anticipated releases have been pushed back to 2021 or beyond it's been a funny old time to try and write a top 10 films list, with a few complaints of there being ''slim pickings.'' Yet whilst 2020 has been a difficult year for film there have still been some real treasures released. From franchise revivals to silly popcorn flicks with underseen indie gems in between, here are the top films recommended by each of the WTF team... Mysteree's Top 10 Films 10. Bad Boys For Life: Long overdue but the duo didn’t miss…
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Review: Does George Clooney’s The Midnight Sky reach stellar heights?

Clooney directs and stars in this Sci Fi thriller about humanity's escape from a doomed earth The Midnight Sky is George Clooney's seventh feature film as director, based on the novel Good Morning, Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton and distributed by Netflix it attempts to turn lofty sci fi concepts into crowd pleasing fare. Clooney stars as Dr. Augustine Lofthouse, a scientist with terminal cancer living at a remote research base in the Arctic circle. In the opening scenes of the film we learn that some cataclysmic event has befallen Earth (whether this is nuclear, biological or chemical is never explained)…
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Mank Review: David Fincher’s Love Letter to Hollywood’s Golden Age

Gary Oldman stars in this movie about movie making; the story behind the writing of Orson Welles' Citizen Kane The titular Mank is Herman J. Mankiewicz (here played by Oldman,) at one time the highest paid screenwriter in Hollywood and winner of the Academy award for Best Original Screenplay 1941 for one of the most highly celebrated films of all time: Citizen Kane. Mank and Orson Welles (Citizen Kane's director, star and co-writer) very publicly disagreed about the value of their respective contributions to the film leading to a feud about credits that had to be settled by the Screen…
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Happiest Season Review: Kristen Stewart Charms in Holiday Rom Com

Family secrets come out in heartwarming and pioneering festive rom com Happiest Season, from actress turned director Clea DuVall Netflix have revitalised the Christmas movie market in the last few years churning out countless family movies and silly rom coms of immense popularity despite often questionable quality - so it's no surprise that other studios are now starting to get in on the act. Happiest Season is being distributed by US streaming giant Hulu and promises all the relaxing festive charm you hope for in this gloomy time of year. The film stars Kristen Stewart as Abby and Mackenzie Davis…
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The Old Guard Review-Charlize is Humanities Immortal Protector

https://youtu.be/ha8dITerXy8 The Old Guard is another attempt by Netflix to launch a successful action adventure franchise. This comes is based on a graphic novel and leans on the Supernatural elements of the action adventure genre Charlize Theron has no shortage in experience when it comes to playing an action star. From Furiosa in Max max to Aeon Flux to Atomic Blonde. She is always more than ready to play the part of arse kicking hero. This role sees her also take on the role of mentor to Kiki Layne, leading a team of covert mercenaries. Their mission is to protect…
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