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  • The Room

    The Room

    ½

    My half star rating is listed as being 'Beyond humanity's comprehension' and I can't think of a more fitting description for The Room.

  • Thor: Ragnarok

    Thor: Ragnarok

    ★★★

    Solid watch. Think I expected it to be a bit funnier but it looked pretty and had some chuckle-worthy moments. Hulk was great and it needed more Jeff Goldblum!

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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★

    A believable and smartly made film, with effective editing to provide a great drama and tension to the narrative. Miles Teller announces himself as a competent lead, and while JK Simmons is no stranger to the 'angry superior' character, that doesn't make it any less of an intimidating, strong performance.

    My personal favourite film from 2014 so far.

  • Kiki's Delivery Service

    Kiki's Delivery Service

    ★★★★

    A splendid coming-of-age tale about a young witch, Kiki (accompanied by her cute and whimsical cat Jiji), who has to leave home in search of independence. As charming as Ghibli can be, I feel they've reached the pinnacle with this one. It always amazes me the fact Ghibli can take such simple characters, a simple setting and a simple premise and bring them to life so effortlessly. But they never compromise on providing a positive message to the viewers (in this films case, the importance of maturing and pushing on through adversity). One of Miyazaki's finest, if not the.