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  • A Separation

    A Separation 2011

    ★★★½ Watched 21 Jun, 2016

    Bleak, but interesting story of divorce, class differences, morality, etc etc.

    We're agreed that it's all the old guy's fault, right? Like, pretty much everything bad that happens - he's involved somehow.

    Special mention to Sarina Faradhi, who gives a great performance as the daughter of the title couple.

  • The Wild Bunch

    The Wild Bunch 1969

    ★★★★ Watched 20 Jun, 2016

    A damn fine Western that, in my view, hasn't aged a day.
    Particularly like the interplay between Pike and Dutch (bros4life).
    Special mention to the train scene, which is a delight from start to finish.

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  • Single White Female

    Single White Female 1992

    ★★★½ Watched 19 Apr, 2016 2

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    So, things we should learn from this film:
    - never get a housemate while on the rebound
    - never let your girlfriend go down on you until you have proof it actually is your girlfriend
    - don't get a puppy if you live in a high rise (cats are fine though)
    - if your friend is copying your style she may be trying to turn you into her literal twin
    - Jennifer Jason Leigh is NOT, I repeat NOT, Ally…

  • The Lesson

    The Lesson 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Oct, 2015

    This was great: I was gripped all the way through and Margita Gosheva is excellent. Also, lessons to be learned:
    - never take out a loan
    - from anyone
    - ever
    - that's basically it