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FILM REVIEW: Love, Simon (2018)

Great teen films are making a comeback. While much of the twenty-first century has seen truly great teen movies released approximately once every few years, Love, Simon is the third in just over a year to deserve teen classic status, following on from the brilliant The Edge of Seventeen and the Oscar-nominated Lady Bird. Taking cues from John Hughes, Love, Simon is an absolute delight, and is indeed as ground-breaking as all the posters suggest. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Love, Simon (2018)

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FILM REVIEW: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (Walt Becker, 2015)

While fans eagerly consume a seventh Rocky film, a twenty-forth Bond, and a seventh part of that little-known franchise Star Wars, the announcement of a fourth Alvin and the Chipmunks has many people wanting to know: JUST WHEN WILL IT END? Weren’t three films enough? But in fact it’s been four years since the release of the third Chipmunk film, and there’s a younger demographic just waiting to be indoctrinated, so the answer is no, of course that wasn’t enough. There’s still money to be made! Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip