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  • The Holy Mountain
  • The King of Comedy
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Mandy

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  • All About Evil

    ★★½

  • Moonlight

    ★★★★★

  • The Hate U Give

    ★★★★

  • Butt Boy

    ★★★½

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  • Censor

    Censor

    ★★

    Enid works at the UK censorship board during the "Video-Nasty" era. When she is asked to review the horror film Don't Go In The Church, she thinks nothing of it. After viewing it Enid begins to suspect that the film may be connected to the disappearance of her sister.

    Censor has the type of neon-drenched retro aesthetic that is very en-vogue right now. Personally, I am getting kind of bored of it. Fried Barry and Mandy use a similar aesthetic…

  • The Fall

    The Fall

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Apologizes if this is tl:dr but I could rant about this film for hours.

    Roy is an injured stunt man in 1920s LA. He is bedridden, possibly paralyzed, and in the depths of despair. He meets Alexandria, a 5-year-old Romanian orange-picker who is in hospital for a broken arm. Roy begins to tell Alexandria an epic fantasy adventure - full of beautiful vistas and swashbuckling shenanigans. It turns out that the story is actually a way for Roy to manipulate…

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  • Our Ladies

    Our Ladies

    ★★

    A group of catholic school girls head to Edinburgh for a boozy day out.

    I was really excited to see this - having heard so much about the book and the play. To start with Katie Dickie, and all the young cast, give the script their all but...boy that script! Teen-speak is hard to get right for sure - but this just feels wrong the whole way through - which makes a lot of it pretty cringe.

    Direction wise, for…

  • Beginning

    Beginning

    ★★½

    I was in the Jehovah's Witnesses for 14/15 years - so I have a lot of thoughts about this one. I am rather stuck in the middle, as I do want to sing this film's praises but I also need to highlight the baffling amount of inaccuracies in it's portrayal of the religion.

    Firstly, Dea Kulumbegashvili's shot composition is second to none. The opening shot alone is a masterclass - and sets the bar for what is an extraordinarily tense,…