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  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Parasite
  • Annihilation
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  • The Christmas Chronicles

    ★★★½

  • The Beatles: Get Back

  • tick, tick...BOOM!

    ★★★½

  • The French Dispatch

    ★★★½

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  • The Christmas Chronicles

    The Christmas Chronicles

    ★★★½

    The Christmas Tree went up in our house today… as this played in the background… it really is one of the best Christmas movies of recent times.

  • The Beatles: Get Back

    The Beatles: Get Back

    PART ONE

    Where do I begin?

    Maybe with John Lennon writing an early draft of Jealous Guy just 11 minutes in…

    Glyn Johns’ magnificent fur coat…

    John playing the band Gimme Some Truth

    George playing the band All Things Must Pass

    Ringo walking in with a hangover on Monday morning… “I won’t lie… I’m not too good”…

    Paul jammin’ Get Back into existence…

    The Rock ‘n’ Roll Music montage to the 1966 world tour…

    John proclaiming… “When I’m up against…

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  • Little Women

    Little Women

    ★★★★★

    As soon as our first rewatch finished, I turned to my wife and asked if we could watch Little Women every fall/winter from here thereafter. She agreed.

    Greta Gerwig’s vision and execution remains absolutely magnificent - the most beautiful, clever, and simply the best way, this story could be told.

  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

    The line-up to get in for this movie at today’s Vancouver International Film Festival screening ran for hundreds of people, took in multiple city blocks... and these were people who, like me, already had tickets... it was a site that warmed my cinema-loving heart... and then the sights and sounds of ‘Parasite’ lived up to that excitement in every single way... remarkably funny... just so fucking funny... until the laughs quickly stop... but whatever tone it strikes, it’s a truly…