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  • Before Midnight 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 03 Sep, 2013

    If Before Midnight had been released as a stand alone film, I might have watched it, smiled, and enjoyed it tremendously. But as a culmination of what is (no debate) the greatest romance series of all time, it moved me in unimaginable ways. Within the first ten minutes, as Jesse and Celine discuss their children and future ambitions whilst driving their car on holiday in Greece, I found myself thinking back to when the two first met on that train…

  • Saved! 2004

    ★★★★½ Added

    This a film that is effortlessly amusing. A film that takes a critical yet open-minded approach to the topic of religion and how it influences those who grow up to discover that they are different in various ways, and how this challenges their faith and forces them to take drastic action in order to mitigate their inner torment, regardless of what may have caused it. A film that is a mere ninety minutes long and yet somehow makes you care…

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  • Spring Breakers 2012

    ★★★★★ Added 5

    Spring Breakers can be called, to an extent, The Great Gatsby for a modern audience. It tackles all of the same themes; greed, shallowness, the corruption of American society and its interpretation and definition of the American Dream. However, instead of our central character being a wealthy, charming socialite whose American Dream is the girl he has waited years for, we simply have four girls who want to want to escape their routine and mind-numbing suburban lives and enjoy their…

  • The Breakfast Club 1985

    ★★★★★ Added 5

    It took me over sixteen years to finally get around to seeing this masterwork. Without a doubt the best coming of age movie I've seen, The Breakfast Club made me me feel almost every feeling that it's possible to feel. It's very rare that a film can touch me, sadden me and overjoy me all at once, sometimes within the same five minutes. Even if the rest of the film was poor, I would be tempted to give the film…