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  • I Confess

    I Confess

    ★★★★

    A priest who comes under suspicion for murder cannot clear his name without breaking the seal of the confessional.

    Not a particularly well known Hitchcock, but it's still very good and filmed in a much more understated way than a lot of his more famous works. I really like Anne Baxter and while he doesn't have to be much more than stoic, Montgomery Clift is still carries the moral centre of the film well.

  • Sweet Virginia

    Sweet Virginia

    ★★★

    A former rodeo champ befriends a young man with a propensity for violence.

    A fairly run of the mill Indie crime drama that is elevated by another great performance from Christopher Abbott. Seriously, thjis guy has nailed every role I've seen him in. Bernthal is always watchable onscreen too. Not one I'll see again, but it was worth a Netflix watch.

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  • Eyes Wide Shut

    Eyes Wide Shut

    ★★★★

    A New York City doctor, who is married to an art curator, pushes himself on a harrowing and dangerous night-long odyssey of sexual and moral discovery after his wife admits that she once almost cheated on him.

    I had avoided watching this for so long due to the bad things I'd heard about it, but as I own the Kubrick Box Set it was time to give it a go. I have to say I really liked it, I didn't…

  • The Station Agent

    The Station Agent

    ★★★★½

    When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss.

    Second time watch of The Station Agent and I loved it as much as first time round. It's one of those films that even though not a lot happens it's great just to spend time with these characters in this setting. Peter…