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  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★★

    Starts off well, gets silly from the chalkboard onwards but improves towards the end.

    Not as good or as scary as I expected, but lots of little details i missed first time around that warrant a second viewing.

  • Blade Runner

    Blade Runner

    ★★★★★

    Brief review of the 4K HDR edition, we all know Blade Runner is a masterpiece so this is more a review of the 4K HDR aspects.

    I’m not sure how they managed this with such an old film but the HDR in this movie is incredible, this is the first film I’ve watched on my new OLED tv and the first thing that strikes me is how realistic the HDR makes scenes look. There is so much depth to rooms…

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  • Possession

    Possession

    ★★★★★

    I had to save the best for Halloween.

    Possession is a masterpiece of cinema, not only of horror. 

    Isabelle Adjani won best actress at Cannes for this... i’m not sure there is an award worthy of this performance, she takes intensity to a whole new level here. 

    Loses none of its impact on repeat viewings, in my case there will be many.

  • Miami Vice

    Miami Vice

    ★★★★★

    “Leave now. Life is short. Time is luck.”

    Damn, how did i miss this underrated gem of a movie, thank you letterboxd for bringing this film to my attention, i found it ranked high on Michael Mann lists here and now i know why.

    Miami Vice is a moody, dark, visually poetic art movie masquerading as a crime drama and it’s good to see people starting to appreciate this film 10 years on now expectations of the time are stripped…