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Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) starring Tom Cruise

Once again, Tom Cruise's career gets saved from self-destructing in five seconds via this heart-in-mouth exciting entry in the long-running franchise. Terrific chases, a rollercoaster ride of plot twists and great support from Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson and Henry Cavill make for the best action film in a long time.

Tom Cruise and helicopters in Mission: Impossible - Fallout

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) directed by Rian Johnson

The latest entry in the long-running series ranks as one of its finest. The action is spectacular and the character dynamics pay off with some truly heartbreaking tragedy on a Shakespearean scale.

Adam Driver as Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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Alien: Covenant

An improvement over Prometheus, but still a misfire.

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John Wick: Chapter 2

This more ambitious sequel is a fine, stylish piece of action entertainment.

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Fifty Shades Darker

Fifty Shades Duller would be a more appropriate title for this one.

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​T2 Trainspotting

Choose a surprisingly good sequel to the iconic Scottish junkie saga.

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