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  • Miss Juneteenth

    ★★★★

  • Tenet

    ★★

  • Carol

    ★★★★

  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?

    ★★★★

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  • Miss Juneteenth

    Miss Juneteenth

    ★★★★

    I thought this was such an interesting use of the 'pageant genre' to create a well-rounded portrait of Fort Worth, especially at this time of contemporary racial injustice, tension and damaging respectability politics. Well-written characters with fully formed expectations and struggles; placed inside a microcosm of Fort Worth with slow, gradual shots and sequences.
    What happens when dreams don't work out the way you planned them to?

  • Tenet

    Tenet

    ★★

    Honestly it gets to a point in this film when you're so unfathomably bored and apathetic to what you're seeing that you don't even try to work out what's going on. I liked the opening sequences.

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  • Carol

    Carol

    ★★★★

    It's nice to have a queer film that doesn't end in complete tragedy and it's also nice to have a queer film from a queer director, accurately portraying queer heartbreak and longing in such a strong way.

    'Carol' achieves its success without hysterics or violent outbursts between lovers, but instead with the portrayal of calm, contained pain, with things changing and leaving after they've run their course. Aided by a colour palette of burnt umber, dull scarlett, olive green, clouded…

  • Autumn Sonata

    Autumn Sonata

    ★★★★½

    Able to capture the frustration and pain of having a family, love the 'tableau' cut-aways, love the communication of built up rage. This film has aged well! Claustrophobic viewing for a claustrophobic time...