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  • Anomalisa

    Anomalisa 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 27 Apr, 2016

    Being a big animation and Charlie Kaufman fan, this was probably my most anticipated film of the year and it didn’t disappoint. It’s a fairly bleak but quietly funny account of one man’s frustration with the mundanity of life and how one woman stands out from the crowd, helping to break him out of his depression. The film manages to be unusual and surreal yet incredibly human and natural at the same time. The film has all but the central…

  • The Ninth Configuration

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  • The Raid 2

    The Raid 2 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 12 Apr, 2014

    I was so excited to see this after loving the first film and salivating over the trailers and mounting buzz surrounding its sequel. Whilst many have been craving the films leading up to the next Avengers instalment or discovering what's next for Spiderman or the X-Men, I've only had one sequel on my mind over the last year or two. Luckily it didn't disappoint.

    As a full film 'package' if you will, it's not quite as perfectly formed as The…

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 18 May, 2015

    I frickin loved it. It feels like a big dumb 80's action movie (in a good way) in terms of setting, plot and production design, but done using modern techniques to the highest of standards. Plot is minimal and fed through in short bursts in amongst the action a lot of the time, which worked for me. It maybe could have done with slightly stronger stakes perhaps and it's strange (although not necessarily a problem) that Mad Max is practically…