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Weekly update: Unlucky for some

Greetings, Gothamites! This is the 13th article to go up this year. I hope no-one here has triskaidekaphobia. Thanks to all of the Gothamites who have joined me on this new journey, those who have been there from the start and everyone in between. Here’s to another 13 and even more after that! Let’s jump […]
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Weekly update: Trailer. Park. Shark.

Greetings, Gothamites! It has been a hot one in Australia this week, with temperatures where I am rising to 44ºC (111ºF). One night, the overnight low was 29ºC (84ºF) so all I can say is “Thank Spock for air-conditioning and ice cream!” A bonus of not moving much is that I plowed through a couple […]
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The Open House (2018)

Review by CJ Director: Matt Angel, Suzanne Coote Starring: Dylan Minnette, Piercey Dalton Other notable appearances: Patricia Bethune, Sharif Atkins, Aaron Abrams Running time: 94 minutes Watch this if you liked: The Strangers   After the death of his father, Logan (Minnette) and his mother (Dalton) fall on hard times and move in to his […]
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Annihilation (2018)

Review by CJ Director: Alex Garland Starring: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny Other notable appearances: Benedict Wong, Oscar Isaac, David Gyasi Running time: 115 minutes Watch this if you liked: Interstellar, Contact, A Wrinkle in Time   When biologist Lena’s (Portman) husband returns from a covert military mission with […]
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Nailed It!: Season One

Review by CJ   Judges: Nicole Byer, Jacques Torres, Sylvia Weinstock, Zac Young, Valerie Gordon, Dave Arnold, Yolanda Gampp, Jay Chandrasekhar Running time: 33 minutes per episode Number of episodes: 6   In each episode of Nailed It! three amateur bakers compete in two rounds of baking challenges to recreate elaborately decorated baked goods.

The Crown: Season Two

Review by CJ Director: Philip Martin, Benjamin Caron, Philippa Lowthorpe, Stephen Daldry Writer: Peter Morgan, Amy Jenkins, Tom Edge, Edward Hemming Starring: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby, Matthew Goode, Victoria Hamilton Other notable appearances: Jeremy Northam, Daniel Ings, Greg Wise, Will Keen, Harry Hadden-Paton, Pip Torrens, Alex Jennings, Lia Williams, Jared Harris, Paul Sparks, […]
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Russell Howard: Recalibrate (2017)

Review by CJ Director: Russell Howard Starring: Russell Howard Running time: 69 minutes   In this Netflix original stand-up show, English comedian Russell Howard shares his thoughts on body image, being a teenager today and the Queen at home.  

Dark: Season One

Review by CJ Director: Baran bo Odar Writer: Baran bo Odar, Jantje Friese, Ronny Schalk, Marc O. Seng, Martin Behnke Starring: Jonas Kahnwald, Oliver Masucci, Angela Winkler, Daan Lennard Liebrenz Running time: 44-57 minutes per episode Number of episodes: 10   When Mikkel Nielsen goes missing in the year 2019, those looking for him begin […]
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The Babysitter (2017)

Review by CJ Director: McG Starring: Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Robbie Amell, Hana Mae Lee, Bella Thorne, Andrew Bachelor Other notable appearances: Leslie Bibb, Ken Marino Running time: 85 minutes Watch this if you liked: Home Alone with a lot more blood, Scream, The Craft   Cole (Lewis) is the only kid his age who […]
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Mindhunter: Season One

Review by CJ Director: David Fincher, Asif Kapadia, Tobias Lindholm, Jennifer Haley, Andrew Douglas Writer: John Douglas (based on the book by), Mark Olshaker (based on the book by), Joe Penhall, Ruby Rae Spiegel, Dominic Orlando, Jennifer Haley Starring: Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv, Cotter Smith, Debbie Gross Other notable appearances: Cameron Britton, Catherine […]
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