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  • Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

    Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 12 Apr, 2016

    Fascinating. Features a whole lot of talking heads, interesting early footage of Hubbard (those teeth!), plus a window into the insane multi-billion dollar enterprise under the reign of Miscavige. A nasty piece of work, no doubt.

  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    Hunt for the Wilderpeople 2016

    ★★★★½ Watched 10 Apr, 2016

    A new kiwi classic, thoroughly enjoyable :)

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  • Drive

    Drive 2011

    ★★★★★ Watched 11 Nov, 2011 6

    A beautifully crafted film, with consideration in every shot and a kick-ass soundtrack. Winding Refn certainly earned his Best Director award at Cannes this year, helped greatly by the outstanding performances of Gosling and Mulligan. I'll definitely need to see this again, and while I'm not much a fan of ultra-violence I couldn't imagine it working any other way in this film.

  • Inception

    Inception 2010

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 02 Oct, 2011 4

    BWWAAAAAAAAAAAAAAMP!

    So epic it hurts. I'm willing to gloss over the few plot questions it leaves and just be enveloped by the killer combo of Nolan & Zimmer (whose soundtrack, incidentally, makes *everything* feel epic if you put it on loud enough).