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  • Away with Words
  • 2046
  • Inherent Vice
  • Dead Man

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  • The Northman

    ★★★★½

  • Turning Red

    ★★★★½

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

    ★★★★

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

    ★★★★★

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  • The Northman

    The Northman

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    An incredible feat of filmmaking to have so many naked men and so few cock shots.

    Top tier blockbuster. Ancestral lines equating to primal urge to survive, revenge as the fury of a wild animal desperate to keep alive blood lines that don’t even exist yet. Men who see the future as dependent on a confrontation with the past. Really felt like a perfect distillation of Eggers’ obsession with historical accuracy as a kind of obsessive toying with potential futures. …

  • Turning Red

    Turning Red

    ★★★★½

    The every improving realism of this type of animation seems to be increasingly clashing with the style of characterisation and can sometimes start to hit a kind of creepy uncanniness. But the pandas were so cute and otherwise this was great.

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  • It Follows

    It Follows

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    The neon pools of a dead and empty school forms the setting for the best scene of the year so far in my favourite film of the year so far.

    Though I'm not sure when it's set, this is very a modern movie

    So the elegant void is broken, it's where no one talks to each other, it's a bit weird. Like the fear of a stranger. It's terrifying having to look into someone's eyes. Their bluish fabric surrounding a…

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    "Not quite my tempo"

    I saw the 5 stars for this all over letterboxd. I wasn't taken in… Don't ask why, but I suppose it's just in my personality to not trust anyone ever who says something is good, even without my approval. How dare they mark a film with their stamp of approval. Where did they get these stamps anyway. I hope they didn't steal mine, and if they've found my dealer I will have to kill them and…