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  • Short Term 12
  • John Wick: Chapter 4
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • A Matter of Life and Death

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  • A Matter of Life and Death

    ★★★★★

  • Extraction 2

    ★★★★

  • Extraction

    ★★★½

  • The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey

    ★★

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  • Riddle of Fire

    Riddle of Fire

    ★★★★★

    MIFF 2023 - Film #9

    An absolute goddamn delight. Two brothers and their best friend Alice are tasked by their sick mum to get her a blueberry pie. But when the bakery is out, they embark on an epic, and somewhat magical, quest to get one. The presentation of this is half of what sells it—shot on Kodak 16mm, it looks like a film made in the 70’s (or at least, a weird adventure film you would’ve stumbled across on…

  • Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

    Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

    ★★★★★

    Seeing this with a big group of D&D friends, and a larger audience, made this a full five star movie for me. The comedic beats are great, because they’re driven by the world and the situations, not someone striving to make jokes. The sincerity of the story rings true, because of the performances and the writing. The action is awesome, because the directors always tried to do something new with each sequence to make it fresh. Such a fun time.…

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  • A Matter of Life and Death

    A Matter of Life and Death

    ★★★★★

    I feel so lucky to have seen this in a cinema. When I first saw it I was in love, but knew how unlikely it would be to see it on the big screen. So when there were two screenings announced at the cinema near me, I swapped out of my shift at work to ensure I could make one of them. I did tear up in the opening scene, partly because of the beautiful dialogue, but also just because…

  • Extraction 2

    Extraction 2

    ★★★★

    I’m sheltering inside, away from intense heat today, so I figured I’d knock out both of these movies. This one is definitely better than the first. Chris Hemsworth is still struggling with his Dead Son Syndrome, seeing flashes of his boy at the beach, but this movie deals with the emotional element much better than the first (which did a reasonable job for an action movie). This time Hemsworth is sent into a prison to rescue a woman and her…

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  • Oppenheimer

    Oppenheimer

    ★★★★½

    I think the hardest question for me about this movie is: would I have cared about it if it wasn’t made by Christopher Nolan? The biopic is one of my least favourite genres. But I do love Cillian Murphy, and Emily Blunt, so I think I would’ve been on board, although less excited than I was with my favourite director attached. But the way this is told is so fascinating, with Nolan bringing his classic disjointed timelines to the proceedings,…

  • John Wick: Chapter 4

    John Wick: Chapter 4

    ★★★★★

    What a fucking killer movie. Incredible action throughout. There’s a setpiece towards the end that really took me by surprise and I loved it. The action has always been at the forefront of the Wick movies, and this one is no different. It’s also no different in the way that it builds further upon the mythology of its predecessors. I’ve got no complaints about either, absolutely love it.

    It also builds on the world by adding new characters. Hiroyuki Sanada…