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Review: Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Director Rupert Sanders (Snow White and The Huntsman) directs this loose live action adaptation of Mamoru Oshii’s groundbreaking 1995 cyberpunk anime Ghost in the Shell. An adaptation that invokes the visuals of its source to the exception of the heart and soul behind it, remaining a hollow copy of it at best.

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Review: Raw (2017)

French director Julia Ducournau makes her feature film directorial debut with this unsettling coming-of-age horror film that does for cannibalism what Ginger Snaps did for werewolves.

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Review: T2 Trainspotting (2017)

Director Danny Boyle returns to the world of Scottish heroin addiction he first explored in 1996’s Trainspotting with most of the original cast returning to see where these characters are 20 years after the events of the original film.

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Review: Life (2017)

Swedish director Daniel Espinosa helms this science-fiction/horror film that treads much of the same steps in space as films like Alien, but doesn’t add much new to the genre.

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Review: Kong: Skull Island (2017)

Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts succeeds in creating a compelling reboot of the King Kong franchise and opening up the Godzilla movie universe with a unique parable on the nature of man vs. beast set in the post-war Vietnam era.

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