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  • A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place

    ★★★★½

    Wonderful, tense, thriller. The silence is deafening sometimes and just adds to the overall feeling of dread in the film. Got some genuine, good jumps out of this, too!

  • Mute

    Mute

    ★★

    What in the hell was this film meant to be about? I lost the plot less than halfway through and it was Paul Rudd who kept me watching. The film is beautiful with some stunning cinematography, but what a freaking mess.

  • Tomb Raider

    Tomb Raider

    ★★½

    Sure things look splashier than the previous Tomb Raider films, but it's all too familiar. I was hoping they'd change things up for a "new" Tomb Raider franchise, but it's more of the same.

  • Tomb Raider

    Tomb Raider

    ★★½

    Sure things look splashier than the previous Tomb Raider films, but it's all too familiar. I was hoping they'd change things up for a "new" Tomb Raider franchise, but it's more of the same.

  • Game Night

    Game Night

    ★★★★

    Way funnier than I was expecting. There were a good handful of moments where I actually laughed out loud—that rarely happens. It does all get fairly predictable, but Game Night is a fun, funny, entertaining film, with some great moments.

  • Gerald's Game

    Gerald's Game

    ★★★½

    A lot more interesting and intense, in parts, than I was expecting from a Stephen King adaptation. Mostly down to a fabulous performance from Carla Gugino. The ending did not satisfy :(

  • The Strangers: Prey at Night

    The Strangers: Prey at Night

    ★★

    Spent most of my time screaming at the characters, "what the fuck are you doing!?". Too many cliches.

  • You Were Never Really Here

    You Were Never Really Here

    ★★★

    Took me a full 24 hours to understand how beautifully sad this film is. Backed up by one hell of a soundtrack.

  • Black Panther

    Black Panther

    ★★★

    With Thor: Ragnorak, I was itching it watch it again from start to finish as soon as I'd finished watching it a first time. Black Panther—not so much. It's good. The villain had some real motive, but in the end, it all felt like familiar comic book film territory.

  • Ghost World

    Ghost World

    ★★★

    I probably would have enjoyed this film a whole lot more had I watched it about a decade ago. My current curmudgeonly self couldn't help but want to shake some sense into Enid.

  • Everest

    Everest

    ★★½

    Really good cast—Jason Clarke's one of my favourite actors that I hope continues to get great roles. But, the film is as predictable as a mountain climbing disaster film gets.

  • Bullitt

    Bullitt

    ★★★★

    Watched for the iconic car chase. Not disappointed. Smart, stylish film.