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  • The Godfather
  • Taxi Driver
  • Raging Bull
  • Monsters, Inc.

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  • Do the Right Thing

    ★★★★★

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    ★★★

  • Cinema Paradiso

    ★★★★½

  • From Up on Poppy Hill

    ★★★½

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  • Do the Right Thing

    Do the Right Thing

    ★★★★★

    Still a masterpiece, flies by for a 2 hour film and has an unforgettably poignant climax

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    ★★★

    Such a strange tone, such a mismatch of ideas, never explained the ‘Legend of the Rings’ at all, moments of cringeworthy humour throughout and really dark lighting at times that made me sleepy. Predictable but some decent action, odd bits of good cinematography and a surprising final fight scene that was just strange but kinda beautiful. Another pumped out Marvel trash heap that’s enjoyable for one or two watches maximum.

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  • Cléo from 5 to 7

    Cléo from 5 to 7

    ★★★★

    Was a little torn whether to give this 3 and a half or 4 stars but felt a little bad to sell it short. Loved the themes of existentialism and finding meaning in the mundane and this had some of the best depth of field in the shots that I’ve ever seen - the scope of the cinematography was just so wonderfully wide (which I think relates back to the themes of essentially discovering the world through a potential fatal…

  • Eyes Wide Shut

    Eyes Wide Shut

    ★★★★

    This was very methodical in the way it builds up the storyline and tension from the first scene onwards and it proves that Kubrick had fantastic control of his pacing here as it all feels very deliberate. The score also did a really good job of adding suspense when it was used because (like the pacing) it slowly builds into an atmospheric climax most of the times it’s used. Some of the things from the ‘party’ in the middle act…