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  • Once 2006

    Watched 25 Oct, 2014

    Interesting to see a musical that's so sort of steadfastly "indie", from the steadicam through to having the actors also write the songs to the songs themselves arising in realistic situations. O the verisimilitude! (Although they do stuff it up once - there's a disembodied harmony vocal line in one song, which I personally found completely outrageous. Haha.)

    Although it's not my kind of music, I enjoyed the film enough and cared about what happened next, so... tick?

  • Only Lovers Left Alive 2013

    Watched 31 Aug, 2014

    The funniest Jarmusch movie since Down by Law? As always, no damn clue whether he is just vacuously mouthing off about what's cool, taking the piss of the same, or both. But Swinton and Hiddleston were really entertaining and I laughed out loud quite often. (Sorry long haul passengers!)

Popular reviews

  • Land of the Lost 2009

    ★★½ Watched 04 Mar, 2012

    I laughed so much I wanted to lie down. Once. Ridiculously uneven on the lols.

  • Once Upon a Time in the West 1968

    ★★★★★ Added

    One of those highly-rated movies that is just bloody awesome (mate). On a big screen anyway... nothing happens in a rush, the cinematography's great (so much interplay between massive shots and claustrophobic close-ups), the soundtrack is Morricone's best, the story's good enough, the dialogue's fun, all the main characters are interesting... Absolutely top notch.