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  • Mulholland Drive
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol
  • Interstellar
  • Warrior

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  • Senior Year

    ★★★

  • Top Gun

    ★★★

  • The Dropout

  • Tomorrow, When the War Began

    ★★½

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  • Senior Year

    Senior Year

    ★★★

    The way I was waiting with baited breath for this! Exactly my kinda Friday afternoon movie.

    Wish it didn't lean so hard into — or spend like 30 mins on — the life lesson-y 'being popular isn't everything' stuff, because duh, but enjoyed the characters and premise a lot and I preferred the mean girl attitude when it appears.

    Typical humour for this sort of thing but everyone knows Aussie accents make everything 30% funnier so if you do the…

  • Top Gun

    Top Gun

    ★★★

    Was a bit worried this was gonna be too hyper-masculine extreme 80s for me, but it won me over.

    Unfortunately Top Gun does something I dislike in all storytelling mediums: every other character around the protagonist seems to only emotionally exist in relation to them — the supporting players don't have desires, emotions, or behaviours that don't orbit around the made-for-projection sun that is Him. You might say 'Trudie, he's the main character of course it's all about him!' well,…

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  • Bride Wars

    Bride Wars

    ★★

    Amazing how much of this could have been avoided by them just marrying each other

  • Summer of 84

    Summer of 84

    ★½

    I lose followers every time I make these types of complaints but I don't need fragility in my life so here we go: I'm tired of the same 'group of teenage boys solve a mystery' story. Almost every review of Summer of 84 comments on how it rides the nostalgia-porn wave that the likes of Stranger Things brought on and that's correct. Every archetype, trope etc. is there.

    But this weirded me out more than usual with multiple conversations about…