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  • Othello

    Othello

    ★★★★

    Honestly super surprised that Welles didn't give himself Iago, given its meatiness as a part!

  • Summer 1993

    Summer 1993

    ★★★½

    Lovely, slice of life picaresque about grief that might be a bit too lovely, slice of life and picaresque about grief?

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  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    ★★★½

    I think the Burj Khalifa ruined action movies for me.

  • Manila in the Claws of Light

    Manila in the Claws of Light

    ★★★★½

    Further evidence of 1975 being the best year ever. Despite watching this on YouTube from a source that I can only assume was a bad VHS copy with English subtitles, the electricity of life surges off the screen.

    If this were set in the UK in the same time period and with mostly the same plot, there's a large chance I would hate the kitchen sink melodrama of everything. But those are my biases talking. The Filipino setting takes me…