TheBoardman Movie and TV Reviews

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Alien: Covenant

I caught Alien Covenant last night as part of an ‘Alien Superticket’ – this covered a double screening on Alien Day (April 26th) of the directors cut of Alien, preceded...

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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Over the last day or so I don’t think I’ve seen a review of King Arthur: Legend of the Sword which didn’t give it anything higher than two stars. Heading...

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American Gods S01E01

I haven’t read the book, which probably explains why I hated this so much. Throwing stylised imagery, slow-mo bloody violence and sex at a viewer will only get you so...

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

While the opening credits of Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 2 roll, we’re treated to a hugely satisfying and elaborate action piece. Our Guardians have been hired by The Sovereign...

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Better Call Saul S03E02

Spoiler Warning… When Mike spends most of the night tracking the guy that’s been tracking him and the camera pans up to reveal that his search has led him to...

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Going In Style (2017)

Joe (Michael Caine) is visiting his bank to discuss the latest piece of bad news they’ve mailed him regarding his mortgage payments. He doesn’t have time for the cheery desk...

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Ghost in the Shell (2017)

I was really looking forward to seeing Ghost In The Shell. Having never seen the original anime version (I know, I know), I felt I’d have the benefit of being...

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Free Fire

We’re in 1970s Boston. A couple of local idiots, one of them bruised and sore from a recent brawl, have been hired by some visiting Irishmen as extra muscle for...

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Life (2017)

Beginning with a slow, anti-gravity tour of the International Space Station we are introduced to the six human stars of Life. It’s an impressive introduction, reminiscent of the Oscar winning...

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Get Out

Amazingly, I managed to head into Get Out having not even seen the trailer. It had been appearing more and more frequently on my news feeds recently, usually accompanied by...