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  • Being There 1979

    ★★★★½ Watched 25 Jan, 2015

    What appears to be a sweet, simple comedy of errors about a sweet, simple man perceived to be someone else by the people he meets ultimately ends up with the you, the viewer, questioning your own perception. Wonderful.

  • Valerie and Her Week of Wonders 1970

    ★★½ Watched 24 Jan, 2015

    Looking like a 1980s Flake advert it's kind of beautiful in a rather dated way, but a bit too surreal for my taste.

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  • Black Swan 2010

    ★★★★½ Watched 25 Apr, 2012 1

    Surely director Darren Aronofsky intended this to be a homage to the great Roman Polanski? The similarities, stylistically and narratively, to both Rosemary's Baby and Repulsion are evident throughout. Natalie Portman is superb as a prima ballerina obsessed with the idea that fellow ballerina Mila Kunis might be a better performer than her, or worse, might actually want to become her. Portman's character reminded me of both heroines of the two Polanski films, being very mouselike and shy, almost apologetic…

  • The Lego Movie 2014

    ★★★★ Rewatched 08 Jul, 2014

    Awesome. Just like everything.