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  • Your Name.

    Your Name.


    A beautiful film. 


  • San Andreas

    San Andreas


    “Just get up against something sturdy. Protect yourself. Triangle of life.” 
    The Rock

    So many ‘feels’ for The Rock. 


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  • Cloud Atlas

    Cloud Atlas


    A really hard book to film. The film failed to tell the story coherently. I felt confused at the end, I had to listen to the Incomparable podcast to fill in the blanks.

    Fun though.

  • The Wolf of Wall Street

    The Wolf of Wall Street


    The vibe and story arc were very similar to Goodfellas. Personally though, the two movies are miles apart in quality. The pacing feels off and I just have no sympathy for the main character, it’s not DeCaprio’s acting —he’s great— it’s the character himself. In Goodfellas, Henry Hill (Liotta) has some humility to him, you feel for him, for Jordan (DeCaprio) not so much.

    Maybe it’s because of the differences in complexity between fixing the stock market and a bunch…