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  • Our Ladies

    Our Ladies

    ★★★★½

    I’ve been waiting 20 years for someone to make a film of this, since falling in love with Alan Warner’s novel.
    There’s no word to describe the relief that Our Ladies is a smasher.
    A sambuca-scented blast of fresh air for Scottish film. And that ensemble is a riot.
    A beautifully emotional and raucous piece of work that really appreciates the inherent Scottishness of each aspect.
    ✊💅🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🥂🎶

  • Girl on the Third Floor

    Girl on the Third Floor

    ★★★½

    The House That Dripped Spunk

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  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

    Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

    ★★

    9/11 porn for the easily manipulated.

  • Apocalypto

    Apocalypto

    ★★★★½

    A truly remarkable work of action cinema from a director who really knows how mix together a thrilling cinematic cocktail (2 parts adrenalin to 1 part mysticism, with a turbo-charged shot of viscera for extra kick).

    It's essentially a chase movie and it's near-relentless. It looks great, with some rough-and-ready use of handheld and body-mounted cameras. It flows well, with economic character set-up before it all kicks off. It ratchets up the tension and offers some wonderful set piece action…