finnpile123 has written 2 reviews for films rated ★★★½ .

  • Crazy Heart

    Crazy Heart

    ★★★½

    “I wanna talk about how bad you make this room look. I never knew what a dump it was until you came in here."

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    Although it helps if you’re a country fan, I’m sure you will enjoy this film no matter your musical affiliation. The story is familiar, faded rockstar meets a love interest and has to work on his deep rooted issues to try and win her over. But there is something unique and fascinating about Jeff Bridges’…

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★★½

    A look at Hollywood during the 60’s through the eyes of the legendary Tarantino. The film is slow paced and takes a while to speed up but the climax is superb. Full of entertaining, enticing and clever dialogue and a cast that is almost unmatched by any film in recent years. DiCaprio gives a more than convincing performance as a faded Hollywood star seeking something more, Pitt plays the part of an easygoing, incredibly loyal stunt double exceptionally well. Overall it is suitably entertaining, with a Tarantino gloss that is almost addictive. Not my no.1 favourite film by him but it certainly compares to the others.