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  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Chicago
  • The Babadook
  • No Country for Old Men

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  • Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

    ★★★

  • The Greatest Showman

  • The House

    ★★★★

  • The King of Staten Island

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  • Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

    Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

    ★★★

    Bit of fun isn’t it?

    It’s weird because being born in ‘98 I’ve probably spent more hours watching online content about the Star Wars films than I have than I have actually watching the Star Wars films.

    So much of what people have had to say is negative but what strikes me most about this this is that it’s endearing. Lovingly made and imaginative and silly in a way that films of this scale maybe never will be again. How could you hate something like this?

    Personal favourite bit is when Jar Jar addresses a the room full of astromechs by saying “hello boyos!”. Good stuff.

  • The Greatest Showman

    The Greatest Showman

    Credit to Pasek and Paul for taking the music back to the pre-golden age era, when the plots were paper thin and songs were totally disconnected from them. Very brave.

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  • I, Tonya

    I, Tonya

    ★★★★½

    Margot Robbie is the last great movie star

  • Bo Burnham: Inside

    Bo Burnham: Inside

    Don’t normally log comedy specials because I made the account to keep track of my film watching but this does feel more like film than special. Not a value judgement just an observation.

    I had this recurring imagination during lockdown about everything being fundamentally the same. Forming the start of an opinion on something and then immediately acknowledging that the opposite or something contradictory. I also would look at my arm and imagine shrinking down small enough that I could…