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  • You Were Never Really Here

    You Were Never Really Here


    Lynne Ramsay is able to shock you with implication alone. The marketing of this film made it look like it'd be a brutal exploitation flick with arthouse elements. While there is a looming sense of dread throughout the film it is more poetic than anything. Rarely does it show the violence and when it does it leaves an impact. It is never overly explicit and feels real.
    The film 's use of fragmented non-linear editing at points led to some…

  • The Florida Project

    The Florida Project


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

    You can tell the film is heavily inspired by neo-realism and British social realism. The way in which a lot of scenes are shown through a tableau of jump cuts. Sean Baker is very selective with what he wants to show the audience. It feels like a child's mind. Scenes, where Moonee is with her mother, tend to be more fragmented. There are certain details that are implied and not focused on. Not all of the film is focused on…

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  • Baby Driver

    Baby Driver


    I've been a fan of Edgar Wright for a long time. I first saw Hot Fuzz on ITV 2 at the age of 13 with my mum cringing at every bit of over the top gore and violence. Ever since I have been completely immersed in his filmography from Spaced to Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World. One of my favorite cinematic experiences was seeing The Worlds End on the first day it was released in 2013. Baby Driver has just…

  • T2 Trainspotting

    T2 Trainspotting


    I first watched Trainspotting when I was around 13 years old. Had a sick day off school and decided to watch a double feature of Shallow Grave and Trainspotting. Ever since both films have stuck with me, yet I always keep revisiting Trainspotting.

    Of course, when I heard the news of T2 it was easy to be nervous. The first seems like an untouchable film. But the promotional material and eagerness of the cast and crew grew my anticipation.