Favorite films

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Trainspotting
  • Rear Window
  • Mulholland Drive

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  • Cinderella

    ★★★½

  • Mary and Max

    ★★★★★

  • ThanksKilling

    ★★½

  • Shutter

    ★★★★

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  • Cinderella

    Cinderella

    ★★★½

    I last watched this what, 15 years ago? As a result of me only being 11 the last time I watched it and without a critical eye at the age of 11 I'm not going to consider it to be a rewatch, even though I remember essentially every single line and every song.

    My partner wanted an 'easy watch' yesterday and was too tired to consider watching a Studio Ghibli, so we ended up watching one of the old Disney…

  • Mary and Max

    Mary and Max

    ★★★★★

    A five star review of any film is a rarity for me. I probably average about one a month, and according to my imDb I've watched 839 films and only 47 of them have received full marks. I'm not immune to watching some great films; I've watched over 100 that have received four and a half stars, but a five star film to me has to make me feel like I've watched something that is the very apex of its…

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  • Toy Story

    Toy Story

    ★★★★

    I know what you’re all thinking; how can someone reach the age of 26, watch 835 films and not watched Toy Story? Yet here I am, having only recently considered watching it. I don’t know why, but it just never stood out to me as a film I absolutely must watch. However, I’ve finally watched it now and I feel like my opinion on this one is going to be a controversial one. 

    Toy Story was the first wholly computer…

  • Shutter

    Shutter

    ★★★★

    I have a passionate hatred for jump scares in horror films. I see a jump scare as an out for a director that couldn't give a shit about the film they were creating and were devoid of ideas on how to make a film genuinely scary and unsettling; they come across as tired, boring and unnecessary 9 times out of 10. However, there are some occasions where jump scares really have got under my skin; Roman Polanski's Repulsion is probably…