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  • The Virgin Suicides

    The Virgin Suicides

    ★★★★

    This is a dark, but really beautiful film and the 4K restoration really looks amazing. I don't have much to say about it, it's a standard coming of age film, albeit much darker than the usual fare.

  • Attack on Titan: The Roar of Awakening

    Attack on Titan: The Roar of Awakening

    ★★★

    The rating may be low but please understand something, this works better as an episodic series, when you're waiting to see Season Three, Episode One, you're just wishing you could get this out of the way so you can go see the next part.

    The episodic version of this film is 10/10, there's some stuff in there that doesn't make it into this film, notably Ymir's backstory and the very final shot of the Beast Titan.

    But this? This is…

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  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★★★★

    Oh Darren, you sly fox you. You must have been really, really angry because I've never seen someone quite so encapsulate how most people in the modern world feel right now.

    This is a true work of art and to even begin to talk about this film would require a bar stool and a couple of pints because holy fucking shit. This film was a doozie.

  • Moonlight

    Moonlight

    ★★★★★

    When I finished watching Moonlight, I knew I had seen something truly remarkable and something incredibly important.

    This is one of the few films I've seen that so eloquently deals with the topics of race, homosexuality and masculinity.

    It's performances like Mahershala Ali's character: a drug dealer named Juan. Normally you would think a character like this would be downright evil, instead you realize he does what he does because he wants to make a better life for himself and…