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  • Brad's Status

    Brad's Status

    ★★★½

    One thing I’m not a fan of are old, white, middle class men going through a midlife crisis and expecting me to feel sorry for them, and watching Brad’s Status was right down that street. Brad has an non-profit organisation while his college friends have all become highly successful and are living the high life and he is rather bitter. This all comes to pass when he takes his son, Troy to visit Harvard University on a college tour and he is forced to come to terms with how he has been comparing himself to his friends all the years.

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  • A Bigger Splash

    A Bigger Splash

    ★★★

    It's almost a sacrilege to say someone else overshadowed Tilda Swinton in any film, but Ralph Fiennes performance is a piece of art in this film. Tilda, why excellent, allows herself to be delicate and subtle as she portrays a rockstar who just had a surgery on her vocal cords.

    While I find the story in and of itself full of holes and does not always make sense, but the performances and the location almost make up for it. I…