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LFF 2020 Review: The Reason I Jump

The Reason I Jump is a groundbreaking documentary providing a stunning sensory experience and a vital insight into the lives of non-verbal autistic people I'm ashamed to say that when faced with a thick film festival programme and only limited time to see things it is often the documentaries that get the chop first. Film for me is a mode of escapism and I often prefer the release of a fictional story to facing more hard realities in a documentary. Yet The Reason I Jump caught my eye due to the number of audience prizes it has already won since…
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Disney’s Mulan Review

With Mulan, have Disney finally delivered a remake worthy of your time? Let’s get the most pressing question out of the way first. Is this worth an extra £19.99 on top of what you are already paying for your Disney Plus subscription? And the answer is a resounding YES. Now that’s out of the way, let me tell you why. In the interest of disclosure, I don’t think I’ve even watched the original movie, just seen bits. I know it features Eddie Murphy as a small wise cracking dragon but that’s about it. For some reason, it was one of…
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Unhinged – Review

Does Russell Crowe's Unhinged really show us what a bad day is? Unhinged stars Russell Crowe and sees movies officially make a welcome return to the big screen. This film lays its grand ambitions bare from the onset with almost 5 mins worth of footage during its opening credits portraying what it perceives to be societies main plagues-a lack of civility between people and the ease with which violence breaks out amongst us over the simplest things, in this case road rage. It also touches other issues like lack of government funding and police cuts as a of means of setting the scene for the events which are about to unfold. We are to believe that the government and law enforcement…
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