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  • The Autopsy of Jane Doe

    The Autopsy of Jane Doe

    ★★★

    Started out as a taught, little thriller. Things fell apart a little bit in the final act.

  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    ★★★★★

    Probably one of my favourite films of the year.

  • Everybody Wants Some!!

    Everybody Wants Some!!

    ★★★★½

    Totally unexpectedly delightful film.

  • Sightseers

    Sightseers

    ★★

    I'm beginning to think that Ben Wheatley's films just aren't for me. Couldn't make it through 20 minutes of A Field in England, High Rise left me confused and disappointed and while I enjoyed Sightseers a little bit more, could not get into the heads of these two crazies in love.

  • The Little Prince

    The Little Prince

    ★★★★★

    An astounding little animated film where the animation is just as creative and beautiful as the story that's being told. Totally captivated from beginning to end.

  • Green Room

    Green Room

    ★★★★

    There's such a quiet and almost unassuming build up in Green Room, to a brutal and actually thrilling point. Looks like I need to go back and check out Jeremy Saulnier's earlier film, Blue Ruin.

  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

    ★★★★½

    Witty, funny, sharp and endlessly entertaining. Can see myself rewatching this one in the not too distant future.

  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

    ★★★★½

    Witty, funny, sharp and endlessly entertaining. Can see myself rewatching this one in the not too distant future.

  • Midnight Special

    Midnight Special

    ★★★★½

    Jeff Nichols is fast becoming one of my favourite current film directors. After Take Shelter and Mud, he's managed something special again with Midnight Special. Well told story with solid pacing and another fantastic score from David Wingo.

  • GoodFellas

    GoodFellas

    ★★★★★

    Unlike most people on here, this was the first time I watched Goodfellas. One of those films that's been sitting on my "to-watch" list for far too long.

    Fantastic gangster film. Probably the best performance from Joe Pesci that I've ever seen. The long takes are stunning to watch.

    And now I understand and appreciate SO many more Goodfellas references in other films and TV shows.

  • The Huntsman: Winter's War

    The Huntsman: Winter's War

    ★★

    Braced myself for how potentially terrible this film was going to be, and it worked out pretty well.

  • Zootopia

    Zootopia

    ★★★½

    One of the more enjoyable Disney animated films of late. While it's still filled with the usual Disney-esque "lessons" the kids need to learn, Zootopia goes down one dark road I didn't expect it to travel down. Fun little film.