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  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★½

    What a beautiful movie. Lots to chat about! You'll have to allow me my sentimentalism about it and its relationship to the original film that I love so dearly. 2049 get's a few things wrong about Blade Runner. But who cares, and it is really only because this film was made by Denis Villeneuve, not Ridley Scott and because it was made now, not then, &c. Which is all fine. Denis Villeneuve is quite a serious guy and I don't…

  • Logan Lucky

    Logan Lucky

    ★★★

    Awkward movie, but absolutely enjoyable! Hillary Swank's character is the fucking oddest thing in the world!

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  • Alien

    Alien

    ★★★★★

    I've been trying to conjure a solid reason as to why it took me so long to watch Alien and after a lengthy period of contemplation and soul searching I have realised that there is no logical explanation in the universe within our mortal framework of reason as to why I haven't come to watch this until now, as it was no less than an awesome movie-going experience for me. And when I say 'awesome', I don't mean it as…

  • L'Atalante

    L'Atalante

    ★★★★★

    I often approach this type of thing with a fair amount of scepticism. It's petty and a nuisance, but I don't like my completist tendencies, I don't want homework, and so I can sometimes be less open hearted than I'd like to be when it comes to the real macdaddies of film academe, like this one.

    There's usually some sort of technical board pin to spot. The first film to employ such-and-such. Magic Realism in the case of this film,…