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  • The Hitman's Bodyguard

    The Hitman's Bodyguard

    Opens with a shoot-out in Coventry and goes downhill from there.

  • The Yakuza

    The Yakuza

    "Everything is in reverse here."

    How is this not canon?

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  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice

    There Will be Blood (2007) gave us the birth of American capitalism, The Master (2012) doused us in the uncertainty of postwar malaise and now Inherent Vice (2014) takes us to the crossroads of the modern Californian ethos. This is Paul Thomas Anderson's American history trilogy; how the West was won, bought and sold. Gore Vidal - with typical grandiosity - called his own series of historical novels The Narratives of Empire; it would be an apt title for Anderson's…

  • Knight of Cups

    Knight of Cups

    "Even though I'm in darkness, I believe in the light."

    The tyranny of distance.

    The work of a seer and a seeker. It feels like someone watching life from a different plane.

    The more opaque Malick gets, the sharper his thesis comes into focus.

    Masterful.