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  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    ★★★★★

    Still a masterpiece 6 viewings later.

  • I Am Not Your Negro

    I Am Not Your Negro

    ★★★★½

    This is not just a documentary to stir up its audience with rage about the injustices of the world. ITs so much more. 'I am Not your Negro' is a retrospective of the black civil rights movement and also a revisionist one. Raul Peck uses this history to consider how this has effected our contemporary world through its powerful narration, structure and use of archival footage. Having read some of the writings by James Baldwin, the film uses his work in a truly evocative way, but it is never heavy-handed or forced. An astonishing documentary that continues to permiate in my head a week later.

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  • A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange

    ★★★★★

    Historical, controversial, comical, surreal, satirical, disorientating, daring, exciting, exhilarating; the list can go on of ways to describe this film. When watching Stanley Kubrick’s adaption of Anthony Burgess’s Novel, you are witnessing one of the greatest films of all time. Perhaps only through my eyes, but this is definitely among the greats. Full of artistic brilliance and visual images that you will not find in a film before it like it, Kubrick’s careful direction makes this one very exciting film.…

  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★½

    The characters, the pacing, the wit, the cinematography, the narrative, the twists, the screenplay, the direction; all of this makes Gone Girl this year's best film that I have seen so far! I will attempt to talk about this film without spoilers, and even if with a spoiler or two, you will find that this film will throw constant surprises at you even if you do spot the odd cliche (which the film is almost void of). David Fincher's masterful…