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  • Last Hero in China

    Last Hero in China

    Innovative, exhausting and very, very horny.

  • Peterloo

    Peterloo

    Even though two and a half hours of historical socialist speeches is very much my jam, I especially loved it. Leigh is so delicate with what social context he decides to provide and yet delivers it with the force of a hammer.
    Pair this with Bill Douglas's Comrades.

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  • Climax

    Climax

    It's really annoying to be bored by someone who is convinced he's freaking you out.

  • Ad Astra

    Ad Astra

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I've given this five stars because I had an unexpected and wildly intense emotional reaction to it. I've never cried like that in a cinema. A few messy thoughts here.

    The text that opens the film, describing the near future as a time of 'both hope and conflict', is pretty trite but the film generally relegates the world at large to the background in favour of Brad Pitt's Roy McBride. This is a story about the hope and conflict inside…