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  • Hidden Figures

    Hidden Figures

    ★★★★

    Heartwarming and inspiring. The film we all needed this year.
    Terrific cast too : )

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Oh man oh man, what a beautiful trippy mindbender this film is.

    This was my third viewing so instead of focusing on themes like "what is the deal with these monoliths you guys" or "STOP KILLING ALL THE HUMANS, HAL" I was mostly in awe of the sheer amount of work that must have gone into every single shot. Even the psychedelic whuuuuuut ones (I mean, how did Kubrick decide which places to film and what colour combinations to use when replacing the natural ones?).

    The bit with Dave aging at the end is still one of the creepiest things I have ever seen, btw.

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  • Single White Female

    Single White Female

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    So, things we should learn from this film:
    - never get a housemate while on the rebound
    - never let your girlfriend go down on you until you have proof it actually is your girlfriend
    - don't get a puppy if you live in a high rise (cats are fine though)
    - if your friend is copying your style she may be trying to turn you into her literal twin
    - Jennifer Jason Leigh is NOT, I repeat NOT, Ally…

  • The Lesson

    The Lesson

    ★★★★

    This was great: I was gripped all the way through and Margita Gosheva is excellent. Also, lessons to be learned:
    - never take out a loan
    - from anyone
    - ever
    - that's basically it