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  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

    ★★½

  • Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

    ★★★½

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★★

  • Jackass 4.5

    ★★★½

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  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

    Obi-Wan Kenobi

    ★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    "You killed him this time, didn't you? Well, of course, you must have done! You're here after all!"

    ...

    "Obi-Wan??"

    ...

    "Oh, for fuck sake!"

    I just slightly maimed him this time.

    "Two times! Two times you could have killed space Hitler!"

    But-- buuuuut you cannot kill an idea. And if I were to kill Vader, well, someone far worse would most likely end up taking his place, don't you think?

    "... Fuck you, Kenobi."


    Ewan McGregor does his best…

  • Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

    Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

    ★★★½

    Despite not being in the target demographic for this film, once the credits began to roll I joined all of the middle-aged women in whooping and throwing our bras at the screen.

    Charming, tender, and has a lot to say about sex, ageing, conventional beauty standards, and the ethics of sex work. Oh, and Emma Thompson is delightful as always, putting in a really brave performance, while Daryl McCormack is effortlessly charismatic and ethereally handsome.

    It could have perhaps been…

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  • Black Swan

    Black Swan

    ★★★★★

    Every time I see 'Black Swan' again, I succumb to its beautifully dark and sinister spell some more. I cannot pick any fault with it, and every aspect - be it technical or narrative-based - doesn't only make me fall in love with Darren Aronofsky's masterpiece a little bit more, but it makes me fall in love with cinema a lot more (I didn't think it was possible).

    Because a masterpiece, a cinematic tour de force and a pure example…

  • American Beauty

    American Beauty

    ★★★★★

    INT. MORRISONS SUPERMARKET - EVENING

    A shabby looking young man is pushing a trolley down the frozen food aisle of MORSSIONS SUPERMARKET with a lack of interest. His trolley is full of typical unhealthy food which is often associated to students - microwave meals and pot noodles.

    He comes out of the aisle, and tries desperately not to make eye contact or even acknowledge other BORED SHOPPERS, he notices the DVD BARGAIN BIN. The BARGAIN BIN is full of DANNY…