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  • Vertigo
  • The Hunt
  • Memories of Murder
  • The Souvenir

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  • Win It All

  • Vera Drake

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

  • East of Eden

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  • Win It All

    Win It All

    - Great humour and some magic improv moments
    - Loved the casting of the supporting roles
    - Suprisingly depthy character
    - As usual can't figure out how swanberg hits story beats while weaving in the improv

    All this considered it was an uphill battle to reaaally like this film and it's hard to say why?

  • Vera Drake

    Vera Drake

    The close up on Imelda Staunton in the 'big scene' is more explosive than any michael bay movie

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  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    Inside Llewyn Davis

    Ashwin help me out here - was the guy in the ally one of the dope fiends' henchman coming to make his life a misery? The penny's only just dropped for me.

    It's great, one I'll keep going back to. The editing is phenomenal obviously but maybe what stood out to me this time was the economy of the actors expressions and body language in the shot. I'm thinking of the scene where he plays for his dad, he turns…

  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

    Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

    ★★★★★

    I think Peter Weir is a GENIUS.

    He's made Picnic at Hanging Rock, Dead Poets Society and The Truman show and what you don't realise is he script doctored or co-wrote them too.

    This films got such a fine balance of memorable characters and exciting set pieces and it also manages to massage your soul and make it feel warm and fuzzy. Some of the scenes are really nice shot and some other the coverage is wack and shouldnt work…