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  • Chuck & Buck
  • Taxi Driver
  • Four Lions
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  • Bright Star

    ★★★★

  • The Producers

    ★★★★

  • God Bless America

    ½

  • Sweetie

    ★★½

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  • Bright Star

    Bright Star

    ★★★★

    Once again Campion’s main protagonist is… kind of a dick? Outside of her main relationship with Keats Fanny is shown to be kind of mean and self-absorbed, that might be a case of me just not vibing with the ‘headstrong free spirit’ type of character, I don’t know. In any case she’s very *human*. The Romantic poet is the one who’s idealised, quite rightly, and the central love affair plays out in soft hues and lovely dialogue. The kind of…

  • The Producers

    The Producers

    ★★★★

    Truly shameful that I hadn't seen this until now. Two all-timer comedic performances... a hit-to-miss joke ratio that makes Blazing Saddles look like God Bless America ... a genuine central relationship/chemistry tying it all together... it's real good. Knocking off half a star for the homophobia, which gets quite egregious in one scene.

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  • Tenet

    Tenet

    ★★★½

    Very old-fashioned, somewhat entertaining, slightly xenophobic. Still undecided on whether the score is brilliant or trash.

  • Another Round

    Another Round

    ★★★★½

    I too have ruined a birthday celebration by crying.

    That’s one of the things I loved most about Druk : its empathy. These men deeply, genuinely care about one another, above all else it seems. And Vinterberg also takes pains to illustrate the way their indulgence affects those around them. They all attempt to vividly ‘colour in’ a flatlining adulthood, but in the end they can’t. It’s a tragedy that not everybody/thing escapes from alive. But the final note of…