The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

James Gill

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Review: The Wall

Doug Liman goes back to his film-making roots for his ninth feature film with a budget of just $3 million, which may explain why The Wall is so forgettable

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Review: Detroit

Frantic, frenzied and fraught with racial tension, Detroit is Bigalow at her very best

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Review: The Emoji Movie


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Review: War for the Planet of the Apes

A strong end to the Apes saga

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Review: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

The stunning special effects and fantastic imagination needed to make this film more than compensates for its shaky narrative

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Review: Baby Driver

An exhilarating ride with a fantastic soundtrack to match

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Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming

By far the most inconsequential Marvel movie yet

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Review: The Big Sick

This film is proof that the Rom-Com genre is not out of ideas just yet

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In Conversation with Kumail Nanjiani

Audiences in Manchester gain an insight into the making of The Big Sick

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Review: Transformers: The Last Knight

Let’s not mention that after credit scene

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Review: The Handmaiden

Park Chan-wook’s sumptuous take on Sarah Waters’ award-winning novel Fingersmith

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Feature: 12 Angry Men revisited

James Gill delves into the technical and dramatic successes of 12 Angry Men, evaluating it 60 years on from its original release date