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  • Wasp 2003

    ★★★ Added

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Danny Dyer in an Oscar winning film? You've gotta be kidding me...

    He's also the shining white knight at the end of the film? Behave.

    Nowhere near the work that Fish Tank is, Andrea Arnold's Wasp is instead an even more realism-based short film that focuses on the worst mother in the world, who attacks other women in front of her kids, before leaving them outside a pub while she tries to get it on with Britain's Hardest Man. Well…

  • Nil by Mouth 1997

    ★★★★ Added

    I doubt I have ever seen a more powerful and brutal film than this. And I doubt I will ever see something that can even approach the viciousness.

    A towering performance from Ray Winstone. He is pigeonholed as a hard man Londoner constantly but in this film it does not matter, he is terrifying. I am aware that Kathy Burke won the best actress award at Cannes in 97 but throughout the films running time I was left staggered by…

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  • To the Wonder 2012

    ★★★★★ Added 7

    Watched To The Wonder today. It may be the best film yet by Malick. I can see why critics may hate it, fans of his previous work too. But I have a feeling it could be the ultimate film after a few more viewings.
    It appeared to be a work of art beyond cinema and it hit me with such emotional resonance, unlike anything I have seen for a long long time. The poetic voiceovers, the movement of Kurylenko and…

  • Blissfully Yours 2002

    ★★★★★ Added 4

    Mind. Blown.

    Narrative Cinema - One Middle Finger to that.

    This is Bliss. The zenith of cinematic perfection.

    What am I writing? This blows everything out of the water right now.

    Watch this.

    Underrated. Genius. Masterful.

    Devour this.

    Decay. Loss. Death. Fascinating.

    Lush. Lyrical. Love.

    Hey Joe. Thanks!

    Weerasethakul is God.

    (expect a more coherent review once I let everything sink in...)