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  • Lust, Caution

    Lust, Caution

    ★★★★★

    Still reeling from the absolute magnificence of this film. It is one of the last major films that I hadn't seen of Ang Lee's - but this is one that I wish had been talked about more, so I would have seen it way way sooner. The way Lee positions his two characters against each other - the use of flashbacks and present time in a seamless fashion - the framing of emotion, the humanity and the dangerous scheming and…

  • Train to Busan

    Train to Busan

    ★★★

    There is nothing like drama unfolding on a speed-train to get the height of human emotion at its craziness and absolute worst/best...even when it's about zombies. There is a surprising amount of heart in this film; Korean melodrama is present, but it's also tenderly handled to showcase the essential nature of human relationships/bonds and the selfish harms of individualism.

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  • Short Term 12

    Short Term 12

    ★★★★★

    "Put a label on my head so you know what its like/
    to live a life not knowing what a normal life's like."

    A modest film, yet Short Term 12 is charming, funny, heartfelt and poignant at the same time - packing the incredible performance of Brie Larson to create one of my favourite films of the year. There is just a big, fat heart that this film encompasses, and the well-developed characters and naturalism to the plot assists in…

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    ★★★★★

    THIS FILM SIGNALED THE END OF MY CHILDHOOD

    SO EPICALLY GOOD
    I CRIED
    "after all this time?" "always" *SOBS*
    DESPLAT'S SCORE (c'mon)
    lupin tonks fred!!!!!
    I LAUGHED
    the awkward hug
    voldy turning moldy
    harry vs voldy (WHO CAN MAUL EACH OTHER'S FACE OFF)

    eternal sobs

    where is my letter to hogwarts
    im still waiting.

    (one day i will write a coherent review for this film...today is clearly not that day)