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  • Isle of Dogs

    Isle of Dogs


    Isle of Dogs was everything and more than I thought it would be. Surprisingly, there’s a lot of dark humour in the film and is a lot more serious than most of Anderson’s previous works. It’s very much an homage to Akira Kurosawa’s films and definitely the Seven Samurai. 

    There’s a lot I’d like to talk about because I think the film is very poignant and highly topical considering the world we live in. It’s political but not preachy. I…

  • Love, Simon

    Love, Simon


    It’s a four overall because there’s some less than stellar and maybe cringy moments a few times. But yes, this film won my heart. It’s the kind of film that makes you feel happy after it ends and as a bi-sexual man I think this almost was exactly the same kind of family environment I grew up in where both parents I knew were generally going to accept me for who I am. I’ve had a less than normal upbringing…

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  • 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



    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…