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  • Boyhood
  • The Tree of Life
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • The Lighthouse

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  • Edward Scissorhands

    ★★★★½

  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    ★★★½

  • Sorry to Bother You

    ★★★★

  • The Last Tree

    ★★★★½

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  • Edward Scissorhands

    Edward Scissorhands

    We really admired what Burton has done here, namely the fairytale portrayal of Asperger's syndrome. We appreciate how Burton crafted a character who people could love but many could also identify with on a very deep level and we think the film makes a very strong case that autism and all related disorders should be accepted for their differences and embraced by modern culture.

    Other than that, we enjoyed the cartoonish style of the piece and enjoyed how the story…

  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    There was a wild range of responses from our members to what is often considered a timeless classic - some of us absolutely loved this film, whilst others were not bothered, or even hated it.

    The things we loved about it were namely John Williams's incredible music. Every one of us commented on the incredible use of music in this film, not only the non-diegetic music, but also the use of music that is played in the film. Lots of…

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  • Halloween

    Halloween

    ★★★★★

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

    Halloween is one of the most famous and popular horror films of all time. With 8 sequels (including the one this year) and 2 remakes by rock star turned Filmmaker Rob Zombie, not to mention the other slasher series created in its wake, it is hard to truly say anything new about the film or the series that hasn't been said before. But what I can share are my own personal thoughts and opinions.

    Halloween, along with The Texas Chainsaw…

  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    ★★★★★

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

    The Lion King is one of Disney's most popular and most iconic films of not just the Renaissance Era (1989-2000) but of all time, with only Beauty and The Beast (and Frozen) really competing with it in popularity stakes (me being a Disney contrarian, I think Treasure Planet is the best Disney Animated Canon film (although I did watch Treasure Planet as a kid and loved it, so I may be biased)).

    The film received critical acclaim from critics and…