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  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    ★★★★

    A really smart and well-made film that gets little too action heavy near the end. I haven’t seen this one since its release and I’m pretty sure my views haven’t changed much. The effects are incredible and I cannot wait to see how they are bettered in the sequel. The morality dynamics in this film are something rarely seen in a Hollywood blockbuster and make me realise that "The Batman" is in good hands with director Matt Reeves. Jason Clarke should be in more films.

  • The One I Love

    The One I Love

    ★★★★½

    It’s been a while since I’ve seen this one but coming back I really appreciate how well made this film is. As an aspiring screenwriter, I am always trying to fit interesting ideas into a low budget, one or two setting script and I am in awe of how perfectly this film pulls it off. It works its premise so well, taking it in different and unexpected directions with interesting characters and dynamics. It’s funny, sad, hopeful and dark, and I wish I had thought of it first.

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  • Night of the Living Dead

    Night of the Living Dead

    ★★★½

    It saddens me to say that this is the first George A. Romero I’ve seen. It’s funny though because I also feel like I’ve seen it before due to the fact that the director has influenced the genre so much. Even I’m writing a horror script at the moment that has elements of George A. Romero’s flair and I didn’t even know it. This goes to show how long lasting his legacy will be. Night of the Living Dead is…

  • Jackie

    Jackie

    ★★★★★

    This film was absolutely stunning and truly uses the full scope of the medium to tell a small and incredibly important snapshot from the life of Jackie Kennedy. The film is almost dreamlike, it cuts around from at least three different timelines, held together by a beautiful and haunting score that creates a sense of dysphoria, much like the mind state of Jackie herself, a woman who is simply trying to process a horrific experience which nobody around her wants…