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  • Panic Room

    Panic Room

    ★★★½

    Not some of David Fincher's best work, but I still found this to be a relatively effective thriller with some well crafted suspense scenes. It's very straightforward in plot and features some good performances from Jodie Foster and kid Kristen Stewart. In addition, it's also incredibly representative of the early 2000s and very gloomy.

    Jared Leto came off a little too annoying in this, no?

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    ★★★★★

    "I think his world had vanished long before he ever entered it. But I will say, he certainly sustained the illusion with a marvelous grace."

    No one crafts it like Wes Anderson. It's always a delight and treat to return to this marvelous film. Extraordinary work in every regard that sure enough always manages to impress me every time. It's like an ode to lost treasures amongst a tragic yet poignant story. I'm in love with this film. Also, what…

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  • Ford v Ferrari

    Ford v Ferrari

    ★★★★★

    "You promised me the drive. Not the win." 

    God damn. This was my most anticipated film of 2019 and it delivered on all fronts and then some. Christian Bale has always been my favourite actor and I'm not kidding you one bit in saying that this has become my favourite performance and perhaps movie with him. James Mangold has crafted such a well made movie that feels big, epic and yet, it didn't lose any intimacy or heart. 

    The racing…

  • Onward

    Onward

    ★★★★

    Didn't expect these elf brothers to put me on the verge of tears, but here we are. Damn you, Pixar! 

    First half is fine, but I was desperately seeking more out of this original quest movie. From the second half onwards it gets better. I was more entertained and emotionally invested. As always from Pixar, the animation and voice acting were stellar. Tom Holland's Ian has some excellent and touching character development. The fantasy and magic elements were fun, but…