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  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 2011

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 19 Jul, 2014 4

    took me three watches to get it, but fuck, this movie is major.

  • Millennium Actress 2001

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 13 Jul, 2014

    interesting comparison between this and The Wind Rises: both life-spanning stories about the pursuit of love through art that question the subtle differences between happiness and fulfillment.

  • Miss Oyu 1951

    ★★★★ Watched 29 Jun, 2014

    "I never realised how heavy this kimono was."

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  • 22 Jump Street 2014

    ★★★ Watched 18 Jun, 2014

    "Fuck you, doves"

  • Dressed to Kill 1980

    ★★★★½ Watched 03 Jun, 2014 1

    warrants further investigation, but I was struck by the silence, and how De Palma gives us everything visually - kind of like Vertigo, which was presumably as much of a touchstone as Psycho, if not more so. Obviously this isn't unusual for De Palma, but it felt more pronounced in this than it has in the others of his I've seen.

  • 21 Jump Street 2012

    ★★★ Watched 26 May, 2014

    this movie will never not make me laugh

  • Prometheus 2012

    ★★ Watched 22 May, 2014

    so, Charlize Theron is talking to Michael Fassbender over some kind of radio and, understandably, he gets pissed off with what she's saying and cuts her off. It is obvious that this has happened. She says: "son of a bitch" and pauses. Normally, this is enough (or even too much). Ridley Scott has established exactly what has happened both visually and verbally, and the film can move on.

    NOT PROMETHEUS.

    After a three second pause, Charlize then says: "cut me…

  • 35 Shots of Rum 2008

    ★★★★½ Watched 15 May, 2014

    <3 .... </3 .... <3

  • Corpo celeste 2011

    ★★★½ Watched 12 May, 2014

    there's a lovely moment in this with a priest telling two women who they should vote for in an election while an expressionless young girl sits next to him that says *everything* about how religion can be forced upon young children.

  • September 1987

    Watched 11 May, 2014 2

    a graveyard slot radio play, or C grade GCSE drama coursework

  • Déjà Vu 2006

    ★★★★½ Watched 20 Apr, 2014

    Face/Off 2.0: Seeing is Believing

  • The Fog 1980

    ★★★★½ Watched 17 Apr, 2014

    "what kind of fog moves against the wind?"