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Awais Irfan

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For as long as I can remember, I have had a real passion for movies and for writing. I'm a superhero fanboy at heart; 'The Dark Knight' and 'Days of Future Past' are a couple of my favourites. I'm a big sci-fi fan too - 'Star Wars' has been my inspiration from the start; 'Super 8' is another personal favourite, close to my heart... I love movies. All kinds of movies. Lots of them too.

‘The King’ Review: Dir. David Michôd (2019) [Venezia]

Last year, Netflix brought us Outlaw King from David Mackenzie - a fun, violent historical epic - and, this year, they're going for gold...

‘The Laundromat’ Review: Dir. Steven Soderbergh (2019) [Venezia]

Joining the likes of The Post and Spotlight in recounting a journalistic investigation, Steven Soderbergh’s The Laundromat tells the story of the Panama Papers...

‘Joker’ Review: Dir. Todd Phillips (2019) [Venezia]

Joker review: The film generating the most buzz at the Venice Film Festival this year was an uncommon festival entry: a comic-book film. As...

‘Marriage Story’ Review: Dir. Noah Baumbach (2019) [Venezia]

A couple of years after The Meyerowitz Stories, slice-of-life filmmaker Noah Baumbach returns to the big-screen with divorce-drama Marriage Story - Netflix’s hot ticket...

‘Ad Astra’ Review: Dir. James Gray (2019) [Venezia]

Ad Astra review: James Gray marks his stamp alongside Interstellar, Gravity, First Man in the pantheon of great 21st Century space films with Ad...

‘The Furies’ Review: Dir. Tony D’Aquino [Frightfest 2019]

The Furies review: What if The Hunger Games was on a lot of crack and pushed the premise to the max? That's the question...

‘The Wind’ Review: Dir. Emma Tammi [Frightfest 2019]

The Wind review: Emma Tammi's directorial debut offers a mashup of the period drama, the Western and the horror genre for a feminist feature that...

‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold’ Review: Dir. James Bobin...

In a day and age when every property seems to be getting the silver screen treatment, it was only a matter of time before...

‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’ Review: Dir. Simon Curtis...

Garth Stein’s beloved 2008 novel, The Art of Racing in the Rain, is perhaps best described as Marley & Me meets Formula 1. It...

‘Stuber’ Review: Dir. Michael Dowse (2019)

Taking a page out of Collateral's books, crime caper Stuber has Dave Bautista being driven around by Kumail Nanjiani for an Uber ride of...