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  • Porco Rosso
  • The French Dispatch
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • (500) Days of Summer

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  • Blade Runner

    ★★★★

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★

  • (500) Days of Summer

    ★★★★★

  • The Guard

    ★★

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  • The Northman

    The Northman

    ★★½

    Vastly disappointing; I found Eggers modern Viking revenge tale a long-winded, over-dramatic and often dull, even predictable affair; the style of dialogue held back any opportunity for real character connection, and I found the outstandingly talented cast to be underused (Willem Dafoe, Nicole Kidman and Ethan Hawke!!), with the exception of Anya Taylor-Joy. I was hoping for a creative and atmospheric rekindling of the genre, but the film takes itself way too seriously for its own good, and is often…

  • Carlito's Way

    Carlito's Way

    ★★★★½

    Absolute Pacino masterclass throughout. As well as a gripping, exhilarating crime saga, De Palma provides us with a deep and real emotional exploration into the moral dilemmas, relationships and trust problems faced by our main protagonist. A painful, inevitable conclusion once again shows Palma's ability to gain control over our emotions. Up there with Scarface.