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  • Darkest Hour

    Darkest Hour

    ★★★½

    Churchill was better.

  • Set It Up

    Set It Up

    ★★★★

    Wow! Sobbed at the end with nostalgia. Ephron like romcoms seemed to be done and here's this little marvel. Smart and funny in the old style with screwball humour in the old style, but treating the audience with intelligence and respect. Once again Netflix resurrect an old genre with skill and hope.

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  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★★★★

    Was slightly distracted during the fashion show by the extra who looked like Peter Hitchens.

  • The Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War

    ★★★★★

    Despite having joined the human race a year or two before the end of the US involvement in the war in Vietnam, my knowledge of the period and of the conflict has inevitably been through pop culture, music, film and television. The first time I probably heard some of the key strategic locations was through the authentically non-PC Robin Williams improv that made it into Good Morning Vietnam or more significantly its soundtrack album which I listened to enough that…