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  • 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men

    ★★★★★

    Perfect film-making

  • The Truman Show

    The Truman Show

    ★★★★

    The best Jim Carrey has ever been ...and if I don't see you...

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  • Spotlight

    Spotlight

    ★★★★½

    A powerful and earnest piece of storytelling which describes everything that journalism should aim to be, all of the time. The most important moments of this film come whenever a scrap of detail is discovered which illuminates the scale of the corruption and depravity that occured. These moments along with the ensemble's reactions to them, are the siren that sounds out and reminds us that this all actually happened and how sickening it was.

    Filmmaking like this is arguably the most important way to follow up journalism like this. Stories so horrific they should never need be told but yet so true, they must.

  • The Breakfast Club

    The Breakfast Club

    ★★★★★

    A bi-annual watch as a minimum, perfect in every way and is almost as relevant now as it has been at any point in the last 30 odd years.