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  • Barry Lyndon
  • The Red Shoes
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Vertigo

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  • Sunset Boulevard

    ★★★★★

  • The Damned

    ★★★★★

  • Top Gun

    ★★★★

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  • The Northman

    The Northman

    ★★★½

    Eggers did not have final cut and you can FEEL that throughout the film. Complete tonal shifts and weird fade to blacks where there was naturally meant to be more material. We'll probably never see the cut that prompted 'extensive reshooting'. The movie business is a double-edged viking sword. This film would never exist without big money, but it sure is hindered by said big money.

    Now, if you need me, I'll be replaying Skyrim all weekend.

  • Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

    Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

    ★★★★★

    My admiration for Attack of the Clones used to be fuelled by nostalgia alone; however, on recent viewings, I've come to appreciate it as a genuine work of brilliant independent filmmaking.

    The elephant in the room is, of course, that many people regard Episode II as the worst Star Wars film of them all. I won't go into why people think this, as you've heard it all before. What I will try to convey is why I believe it to…