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  • Fyre

    Fyre

    ★★★

    Could I have gotten most of the same information by reading an extremely long New Yorker article? Maybe...

    Would doing so have had the same impact of watching in horror as one of the organiser idiots describes how he would have fellated a Bahamanian customs agent in order to get tons of Evian to the 'festival' and 'save' it? Probably not.

  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★

    Happy new year to everyone, but especially Nicholas Hoult in a wig!

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  • À Nos Amours

    À Nos Amours

    ★★★½

    Boy, that Sandrine Bonnaire looks exactly like a cross between Brie Larson and Alicia Vikander. Eerie!

  • 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…