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  • Rocks

    Rocks

    ★★★

    The thing about representation in fiction is that it’s absolutely fine if your depiction of female, BAME and working-class lives isn’t something a white middle-class male will totally relate to. The three stars I’ve given Rocks is only reflective of my personal strange response to it - I struggled to connect with it and was also very moved - but it’s a self-evidently strong film that’s connecting with a lot of people.

  • David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

    David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

    ★★★★

    You’re more optimistic that humanity can change its behaviour than I am, David.

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  • A Hard Day's Night

    A Hard Day's Night

    ★★★½

    Jean-Luc Godard wanted to work with The Beatles in the late sixties, but they declined - they’d already done a French New Wave film.

  • A Night at the Opera

    A Night at the Opera

    ★★★

    Jonathan Richman would be happy to know that, in this one, Harpo plays his harp.