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  • Victoria

    Victoria 2015

    ★★★★ Added

    An unbelievable technical achievement that fully captures that "anything can happen" post-night-out, pre-dawn excitement. Lulls slightly in the car park scene but recovers for a thrilling ending.

  • Room

    Room 2015

    ★★★★ Added

    Staggering. Just astonishing performances from Brie Larson - regardless of her Oscar, at this point the undisputed best young actress in Hollywood - and Jacob Tremblay.

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  • The Revenant

    The Revenant 2015

    ★★★★ Added

    Harsh, brutal, uncompromising, beautiful.

    I'm not interested in the Oscar talk for Leo (truth be told, the best performances in this are Tom Hardy and Domnhall Gleeson. Leo is definitely due one but in this he is basically just reacting to being hurled around) but Inarritu has taken the flash and technical brilliance of Birdman and added some actual substance and a proper theme to it, resulting in a much more satisfying picture.

  • Boyhood

    Boyhood 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    As soon as it finished I had the strongest desire to speak to my mum and dad. I couldn't really relate to Mason himself (maybe that's not really the point?) but seeing his parents age and make their own continual f*ckups was close to devastating.