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  • Woman in the Dunes

    Woman in the Dunes

    ★★★★★

    92/100

    I feel bad for all the directors/studios who want to make films about sand when Teshigahara has used up all its metaphors.

  • Eyes Wide Shut

    Eyes Wide Shut

    ★★★★

    77/100

    Desperately want to rewatch this at some point because I don't think I've grasped everything on offer (and anyone who says they have on first viewing is lying to themselves). A lot going on: flawed male psyche, problems with Hollywood, relationships between dreams and reality, etc. Not the much-maligned damp squib to end Kubrick's career, as many have purported, but I'm not quite in the masterpiece camp either (though it's within reach!). Cruise plays his part exceptionally (that and…

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  • The Post

    The Post

    ★★½

    44/100

    The Spielberg of the 2010s knows no bounds when it comes to his fascination of historical dramas with current affairs resonance: following up from Lincoln, War Horse and Bridge of Spies, he has created his most ‘historical drama with current affairs resonance’-y film yet; one that is asking, no pleading, for you to understand why it is so damn IMPORTANT (in big, bold letters with tacky neon lighting) to our modern era. Yet timeliness does not a good film…

  • In Fabric

    In Fabric

    If this isn't your most anticipated film coming up this decade then what's wrong with you