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  • One Sings, the Other Doesn't
  • The Awful Truth
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Mikey and Nicky

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  • Speed 2: Cruise Control

    ½

  • Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

    ★★★★½

  • Suspiria

    ★★★★★

  • Mad God

    ★★★★

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  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin

    ★★★★½

    This is a film that is hard to review. There is a LOT going on here. There is a stunning sound design that really throws you off kilter. Add to this several quite uncomfortable scenes that are very quesy and disturbing. The first hour is the film at its best, freewheeling along in a loose way. There is a more conventional narrative turn in the second half which loses some of the tension which to be honest was entirely necessary.…

  • Of Gods and Men

    Of Gods and Men

    ★★★★½

    This is a deeply human and spiritual film. There is also a genuine heartfelt question at the centre of it: namely is it easier to stay and die or to leave and live. This brings an extraordinary tension to scenes that are on the surface quite ordinary. A majestic and deeply moving film, this is one I will be returning to again and again to help restore my faith in humanity.