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The Mauritanian: Occasionally gripping drama uplifted by Rahim’s stellar performance

Release Date: 09/04/2021 Cast: Tahar Rahim, Jodie Foster, Benedict Cumberbatch, Shailene Woodley Director: Kevin Macdonald Rating: 3/5 (3 out of 5 Stars) The Mauritanian is the story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi (Tahar Rahim), a Mauritanian national who was literally kidnapped by the United States post 9/11 from his country using their local law enforcement authorities and was subsequently held […]

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Thunder Force: A painful watch with unfunny, tiring jokes

Director: Ben Falcone  Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Octavia Spencer, Jason Bateman, Bobby Cannavale, Pom Klementieff, Melissa Leo  Genre: Sci-fi, action-comedy  It is admirable to see two middle-aged women as the centre of a superhero film, never mind that it is a comedy bordering on parody, and not a serious-minded film on the same level as the DC Universe. Octavia […]