What general film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5

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The Inbetweeners 2 (2014) **½
If the first film suggested that the format worked better in 25-min episodes, this sequel proves it.
For fans only.

Alien: Covenant (2017) **½
Predictable, but OK horror prequel/sequel is closer to Alien: Resurrection than either Alien or Aliens, even with Ridley Scott's involvement.
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The Birds (1963) **½
Second-tier Hitchcock.
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Bombshell (2019) ***
Absorbing drama about sexual harassment at Fox News.
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Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) **½
Arnold, Linda, and James (as writer-producer) reunite after 28 years (blimey), but this modestly entertaining action piece in the modern mould still isn't a patch on Parts 1 and 2. Enough now, please.

Corporate Animals (2019) **½
Minor black comedy has its moments.
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Beast (2017) **
Low key psychological drama in which Jessie Buckley finds romance with the town loner, only for him to become prime suspect in a series of murders.
Buckley makes the most of this acting showcase, but the film itself is long on moody reflection (and pretence) and short on suspense and tension.
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