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Film reviews that don't follow precedent

Logan is the broody, dark, emotional superhero film that we’ve all been waiting for

By: Muneeb Arshid

Well, what do you know, we got ourselves a great X-Men film. Something that was really amiss from last year’s slate from Fox Studios. And when I say a great X-Men film, I mean a great superhero film in general.

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John Wick: Chapter 2 is the greatest movie of all time (not really, but it’s great!)

By: Samar Khan

I can’t express enough how much I enjoyed the first John Wick without sounding cheesy but I can say this confidently: John Wick: Chapter 2 is a fantastic sequel.

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Batman gets “emotional and personal” more than ever in The Lego Batman Movie

By: Muneeb Arshid

Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, Lego Batman!! Continue reading “Batman gets “emotional and personal” more than ever in The Lego Batman Movie”

Muneeb Arshid’s Best of 2016… Finally!

By: Muneeb Arshid

Here we go… finally with my own Top 10 + a few honourable mentions from the year that was in 2016. When compared to 2015, 2016 was a very up and down year when it came to films. All the way through the summer, it felt as if the year would be quite terrible but by the time summer ended and the quality films started to release in theatres, 2016 had finally redeemed itself. Continue reading “Muneeb Arshid’s Best of 2016… Finally!”

Best of 2016: Samar Khan’s Top 10 Films

By: Samar Khan

Crazy to believe but Muneeb Arshid and I have been cranking out reviews for The Film Lawyers for over a year now. Continue reading “Best of 2016: Samar Khan’s Top 10 Films”

Raees is Shah Rukh Khan’s Scarface, “masala” style

By: Samar Khan

Shah Rukh Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a gangster thriller is what Bollywood dreams are made of.

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Split can’t find its own identity in this film about identity. 

By: Muneeb Arshid

So, one of your identities kidnaps three girls from a shopping mall and keeps them hostage in an underground bunker. The other identities are now conflicted on how to deal with these ladies. WHAT A CONUNDRUM EH!

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Dev Patel shines in the emotional, yet determined “Lion”

By: Muneeb Arshid

Dev Patel has really embraced his ethnicity when it comes to choosing specific roles in his short, but strong career so far. His performance in Lion cements that versatility in him as a leading man in Hollywood.  Continue reading “Dev Patel shines in the emotional, yet determined “Lion””

89th Academy Award nominations + reviews 

Best Picture:

Arrival

Fences

Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

Hidden Figures

La La Land

Lion

Manchester by the Sea

Moonlight  Continue reading “89th Academy Award nominations + reviews “

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