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Favorite films

  • Poor Things
  • The Thin Red Line
  • The Zone of Interest
  • Stop Making Sense

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  • The Godfather

    ★★★★½

  • Moonstruck

    ★★★★★

  • Blackhat

    ★★★½

  • Z-O-M-B-I-E-S

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  • Poor Things

    Poor Things

    ★★★★½

    Absolutely some of the most fun I've had at the cinema this year - more passionate and melodramatic than we're used to seeing from Yorgos, but still deployed with his normal sense of humour.
    Many strong performances and Emma Stone deserves any accolades she receives, but Mark Ruffalo's dashing cad stole the show in my opinion (along with one notable Christopher Abbot moment that I don't want to spoil).

    I was a little concerned, having seen the trailer, that I…

  • The Zone of Interest

    The Zone of Interest

    ★★★★½

    Haunting and unnerving in a way that I have found it impossible to stop thinking about. Completely successful in it's aims; the horror of the slow banality of suburban life soundtracked with unspeakable atrocity, succeeds in being so uncomfortable to watch and impossible to look away from.
    The interruptions of Mica Levi's score won't stop sounding in my head - maybe the scariest audio motif I have encountered in some time.
    Glazer was already responsible for a scenes that stands…

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  • Eat Pray Love

    Eat Pray Love

    ★½

    Would have been a total waste of time if not for the scene where Javier Bardem cries

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★★★

    Certainly manages to be unpredictable and purposefully unsettling, but despite finding many of the ideas pretty interesting I failed to connect with this. I need to accept that Kaufman’s direction just doesn’t work for me - in theory the idiosyncrasies of the structure and plot should be right up my alley, but instead I found myself either annoyed or bored by them.