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Gangs of London, Series 1, Episode 5

Episode 4 of Gangs of London ended on a heck of a cliffhanger, with Elliot bleeding out on the Wallaces’ dining table, while an assassin embedded in the wait staff (Laura Sofia Bach) almost succeeds in gunning down Sean in his own home.

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X-Men: First Class (2011)

In many ways, I’m the ideal viewer for X-Men: First Class.

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is demonstrably worse than Kingsman: The Secret Service, but there’s no single reason why.

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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

There are plenty of directors that grow whose work grows in resonance with each release.

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Gangs of London, Series 1, Episode 4

Something that tends to get buried in the discussions I’ve heard around Gangs of London is that it’s a videogame adaptation.

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Under the Skin (2013)

I have some ambivalence towards Under the Skin, Jonathan Glazer’s third film.

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Kick-Ass (2010)

Kick-Ass isn’t really one movie.

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American Fiction (2023)

American Fiction, the debut film by Cord Jefferson, fills in one of my favorite niches, one that could always use more films

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Stardust (2007)

Stardust is a rare breed: A standalone, high-budget, live-action fairytale unaffiliated with any franchise or extended universe.

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Layer Cake (2004)

Matthew Vaughn rode the post-Tarantino tsunami of indie crime cinema, and has leveraged it into a very industrious Hollywood career.