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  • El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    ★★★

    A tad unnecessary but it doesn’t take away from the main show and the diner and showdown scenes are pretty cool, so don’t hate it.

  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★★★

    Joaquin Phoenix is better than Heath Ledger, otherwise pretty standard movie, great score and cinematography and performances, but the script and direction are sloppy at times. Wouldn’t deserve Best Picture, but Joaquin should win Best Actor. 8/10

  • Ready or Not

    Ready or Not

    ★★★

    This was a great laugh, shame the other people in the cinema were FUCKING TALKING though.

  • Mandy

    Mandy

    ★★★★★

    How in the fuck did this only cost $6m? This is one of the most visually breathtaking films I’ve ever seen, up there with Blade Runner 2049 to be sure.

    Also Nic Cages best film. 

    Weird seeing Batman’s dads willy though, that scene was overall truly horrifying.

  • Arctic

    Arctic

    ★★★★

    A career second best from Mikkelsen (nothing beats The Hunt), an excellent score and fantastic cinematography puts this up as one of the best films of the year and one of the best man v nature films of all time.

  • 20th Century Women

    20th Century Women

    ★★

    Greta Gerwig?
    More like Great-a Gerwig! 

    The performances in this are good and the script is pretty decent, but didn’t do much else for me.

  • The Handmaiden

    The Handmaiden

    ★★★★★

    This might still be one of the best films of the century so far, boasting a fantastic script, brilliant performances pitch perfect direction and some of the best cinematography I’ve seen in a while. 

    The twists this film takes left my head spinning as I truly couldn’t predict where it was going (in a good way). 

    Park Chan-Wook cements himself as one of the best filmmakers of his generation, after Oldboy, Thirst and now this being the best films of…

  • Take Shelter

    Take Shelter

    ★★★★★

    I am simply lost for words for two reasons; 

    1. How have I not seen this film before?
    2. How did this not get a single nomination at the Academy Awards either for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actor or Best Actress? 

    Just topping Drive and Shame for my favourite film of 2011, this MASTERPIECE is going down as one of my all time favourite movies. It deals with mental health in such an excellently subtle, sensitive…

  • It Chapter Two

    It Chapter Two

    ★★★½

    How, in a film starring James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain (arguably the best actors overall) are the two best performances (Hader and Skarsgård) not from them?

    It’s a fun romp that I’d recommend though. Truly Hader is phenomenal though, a real pleasant surprise. Skarsgård is simply hitting my expectations.

  • Frankenstein

    Frankenstein

    ★★★★★

    The pacing is this Films greatest asset, no fluff, no nonsense, and a perfect running time for a good time burner.

    That and the iconic Boris Karloff, May he Rest In Peace.

  • Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood

    ★★★★★

    The way Tarantino treats Tate in this film is absolutely beautiful, and the Manson invasion scene is one of my favourite Tarantino scenes of all time.

  • Prisoners

    Prisoners

    ★★★★★

    Pray for the best. Prepare for the worst.


    Just wow. My favourite performances from both leads, which I didn’t think was possible after Logan and Nightcrawler.