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Reviews and entertainment articles by Dave Simpson

Last call pitches! – a Pitch Perfect 3 review

The Last Jedi may be the main talking point when it comes to movies at the moment, but it’s not the only treat that’s on offer in theatres this yuletide … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi – an in-depth discussion

Now that my spoiler free review is out of the way and I’ve seen the movie twice, it’s time to talk more specifically about certain elements of The Last Jedi. Like … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi – a spoiler free review

Between January and the start of December, 2017, there were a total of four films that really resonated with me. I loved the way in which Logan wrapped up Hugh … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Journey to The Last Jedi – literature review

In the wake of my article analysing From a Certain Point of View and continuing the tradition I started two years ago of examining the literature that ties into a … Continue reading

December 4, 2017 · 1 Comment

Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View – book review

In the run up to the arrival of Episode VII in 2015, I posted a trilogy of articles examining the most prominent works that existed in the rebooted Star Wars … Continue reading

December 2, 2017 · 1 Comment

Revisiting War for the Planet of the Apes – a retrospective review

While Blade Runner 2049 is a close runner-up, without a doubt, the best movie I’ve seen so far this year is War for the Planet of the Apes. Unfortunately though, … Continue reading

November 28, 2017 · 1 Comment

You can’t save the DCEU alone – Justice League review

Justice League, the culmination of kind of, sort of, maybe, but not really phase one of the DC Extended Universe – who knows what way DC are structuring their movies?! … Continue reading

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