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  • This Must Be the Place 2011

    ★★★★½ Added

    I totally love Paolo Sorrentino - I think he's painted some of the most beautiful films of the last 10 years. This was possibly not up the standards of Consequences of Love / The Family Friend / Il Divo, but that is an insanely high standard to measure up to. Contains two absolutely perfect moments, and a lot of almost perfect moments. Highly recommended.

  • Enemy at the Gates 2001

    ★★★½ Added

    I've a soft spot for the "story of individuals against a broad canvas" thing. And this is undeniably an interesting story, although Wikipedia suggests it's a fair bit sexed up. But a better than average war movie.

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  • In a Better World 2010

    ★★★★ Added

    Sometimes violence is necessary. It's a difficult thing to admit.

    Really interesting film.

  • We Need to Talk About Kevin 2011

    ★★★★½ Watched 09 May, 2012 4

    You know, it often occurred to me that I might not get on with my son (this was before he was born). It seems entirely possible - I'm not very good at talking to children anyway, I can't seem to get that balance of enthusiasm without sounding insane. Some people are really good at it, the bastards.
    So this film really struck a chord with me. What about the possibility that this new person that arrives just isn't the bundle…