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Luke Ryan Baldock

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Luke likes many things, films and penguins being among them. He's loved films since the age of 9, when STARGATE and BATMAN FOREVER changed the landscape of modern cinema as we know it. His love of film extends to all aspects of his life, with trips abroad being planned around film locations and only buying products featured in Will Smith movies. His favourite films include SEVEN SAMURAI, PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC, IN BRUGES, LONE STAR, GODZILLA, and a thousand others.

Baywatch review: Dir. Seth Gordon

Baywatch review: Can Efron and The Rock transform this product of the 90s into something more substantial for today's audience? Baywatch review by Luke Ryan Baldock. For anyone...

Miss Sloane review: Dir. John Madden (2017)

Miss Sloane review: Chastain mesmerises as she takes on American gun culture, but does the powerful message translate overseas? Miss Sloane review by Luke Ryan Baldock. There’s something...

Mindhorn review: Dir. Sean Foley (2017)

Mindhorn review: Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby bring their dry and silly humour to the big screen. Mindhorn review by Luke Ryan Baldock. British comedy always tends to...

Secret Cinema X. Tell No One: The Handmaiden review

Secret Cinema has grown a lot from its humble beginnings in 2007. Now mostly known for its huge immersive productions that bring films to...

‘Ghost in the Shell’ Review: Dir. Rupert Sanders (2017)

Ghost in the Shell review: Calls of 'whitewashing' and concerns from anime purists can't stop this from being an excellent achievement. Based on the hit...

‘All I Want For Christmas’ Gets Animated

It is said that if a Christmas goes by without every human (no matter what their religion) hearing and singing along to Mariah Carey's festive classic,...

A Silent Voice review: Dir. Naoko Yamada (2017)

A Silent Voice review: With Your Name still riding the waves of success, is there room for another teen anime romance? A Silent Voice review by Luke...

Personal Shopper review: Dir. Olivier Assayas (2017)

Personal Shopper review: Stewart and Assayas re-team for a paranoid thriller...or is it a haunted house film...or both? Personal Shopper review by Luke Ryan Baldock, March 2017. Personal...

Kong: Skull Island review: Dir. Jordan Vogt-Roberts (2017)

Kong: Skull Island review: Dropping the 'King' from his name makes this ape no less a leader in the monster pack. Kong: Skull Island review by Luke...

Best (George Best: All By Himself): Dir. Daniel Gordon (2017)

Best (George Best: All By Himself) review Best (George Best: All By Himself) review by Luke Ryan Baldock, February 2017. The most convenient part of making a documentary about...