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  • Baby Driver

    Baby Driver

    ★★★½

    Way better on a second viewing. This time I went into it fully expecting the flimsy romance and just ended up enjoying the ride. What can I say? I love music. I love action and car chases. I love films. Edgar Wright’s style is splattered beautifully all over this, especially in the crazy opening sequence. It’s hard to keep up when you start off on such a high. The ending almost lost me. Either way, soundtrack on full blast pals 🤟

  • Moonlight

    Moonlight

    ★★★★★

    There are times when the camera moves so close and personal to display Chiron’s emotions, then there are times when the camera creeps in from far behind as if it is inviting us to observe Chiron’s life from an external point of view — a perspective most of us don’t get to see often. I absorbed it all quietly and my heart aches for him. All aspects of this are mesmerising. I loved it a lot and I cried a lot.

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  • The Shawshank Redemption

    The Shawshank Redemption

    ★★★★

    This is therapy alone in that you get to hear Morgan Freeman’s soothing exposition throughout the majority of the movie

  • Zodiac

    Zodiac

    ★★★★½

    The basement scene is one of the tensest experiences I’ve ever seen. People say the running time is too long but 2 hours and 42 minutes is needed to condense all the relevant details of the case into a film. Every scene serves a purpose to shape the intended story and I think David Fincher aced it. You feel like you’re a part of the investigation. The fact that the Zodiac Killer was never identified is such an unsatisfactory situation.