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  • The Selfish Giant

    The Selfish Giant 2013

    ★★★ Watched 29 Nov, 2014

    I'm a bit conflicted about this because at a gut level I found it very moving and beautiful to look at. My reservations are around the issues of redemption and the portrayals of working class life.

  • The Last Waltz

    The Last Waltz 1978

    ★★½ Watched 25 Sep, 2014

    I mainly found it kind of grubby. The whole thing of it being mainly 'about' Robbie Robertson is one thing for sure (given that he has cold dead eyes, and is probably the least engaging of the lot of them), but there was something so gurningly self-congratulatory about it I found myself looking away at times. I realise the self-congratulatory element is kind of the point of the thing.

    That said, there were plenty of highlights: Joni. Emmylou Harris's amazing…

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  • Old Joy

    Old Joy 2006

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Aug, 2012

    Quiet and gentle and all the better for it. And Will Oldham's butt.

  • Jaws: The Revenge

    Jaws: The Revenge 1987

    ½ Watched 16 Aug, 2012 2

    Glorious, unmitigated shite.