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LOVE ACTUALLY

It’s fine, but lose focus for one second and you’ll swear you’re watching John Lewis’s 2003 Christmas advert. B

THE MATRIX: RESURRRECTIONS

Cult sci-fi/fantasy—packed away after two dour sequels—is resurrected for a much brighter but substantially formulaic reboot, which is a shame given how left-field its “what the?” first act is. The answers were always going to have to come eventually, and it was always going to be hard for them to be as satisfying as the pleasure in not knowing them. B

THE THIN RED LINE

Pearl Harbor for philosophy sophomores. D+

LAST NIGHT IN SOHO

Canny wokeist horror succumbs to confused traditionalist slasher, though the twist along the way does at least grant Diana Rigg one last wicked opportunity to steal the show. B-

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