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  • Hail, Caesar!

    Hail, Caesar!

    ★★★★½

    “You see, if you understand Economics, you can actually write down what will happen in the future with as much confidence as you write down the history of the past. Because it’s science! It’s not make believe.”

    - Member of The Future

    Can’t stop giggling at this. Won’t stop giggling at this.

  • Hidden Figures

    Hidden Figures

    ★½

    Don’t know if someone’s done this already but here’s a brief fact check on some of the stuff in this movie. [Possible point of importance: the movie’s main story begins at the beginning of the 1960s]

    - Jim Parsons and Kirsten Dunst are entirely fictional characters with Costner being a composite of three different people.

    - No-one ever mistook Katherine Johnson for a janitor

    - Katherine Johnson never ran across the campus to use the ‘colored’ bathroom. Not knowing the…

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  • Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

    Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

    ★★★½

    "I think comedy movies today, especially American ones, have totally lost their way. I don't hate the jokes or the actors or the dialogue or the story, though there's plenty of issues there. My real qualm is that the filmmaking [the use of picture and sound] to deliver jokes is just [cut to Scott Pilgrim saying "Boooooring"].... These movies aren't movies. They're lightly edited improv where everyone stands still and talks at each other in close-up. Almost none of their…

  • The Witch

    The Witch

    ★★★

    I caught Tony Zhou raving about this film on Twitter several months ago which was enough to get me very excited so I treated this like any other intriguing non-tentpole film I usually want to see and avoided all trailers, reviews and discussion. All I knew going in was that it was Eggers' debut film and that it was probably a horror.

    And now that I've finally watched it? It was definitely a mistake not to have read a couple…