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  • When Harry Met Sally...

    When Harry Met Sally...

    ★★★

    A bit of a dime store Annie Hall, but sweet in its own way I guess. Also, Bruno Kirby.

  • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

    Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

    ★★★★

    The spirit of Spinal Tap lives here. A non-stop onslaught of jokes and visual gags. Also, surprisingly on point with most of its musical and cultural insights and parody. Hopefully it becomes a cult sleeper.

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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★½

    Either Damien Chazelle is a failed musician OR he's an old world, stodgy judge at brass band competitions who is probably also a failed musician. In reality, he's a film director and he's made one of the most frustrating films of 2014.

    Whiplash is the by-product of music being stripped of it's creativity, innovation and soul. It's a film about a young man who strives for excellence in an environment that praises technical proficiency and exactness over humanity and the…

  • All That Jazz

    All That Jazz

    ★★★★★

    Destroyed me. One of those films where, after seeing it, all you can do is beat yourself up for not having seen it earlier. Scathing, joyous, reflective, reflexive. It's everything that is great about cinema, and therefore, life.