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  • Tootsie

    Tootsie

    ★★★★½

    Another Criterion Collection blind-buy that I don't regret.

    Dustin Hoffman is a cross-dressing actor whose roommate is Bill Murray and agent is Sydney Pollack. If that alone doesn't make you want to watch Tootsie then nothing will. Hoffman really is one the of greatest actors still working today, I'd say this was a career highlight but then most films he stars in are. His portrayal of Dorothy Michaels is incredibly funny, endearing and utterly convincing to the point where sometimes…

  • The Darjeeling Limited

    The Darjeeling Limited

    ★★★★½

    The last of Anderson's feature films that I watched and the one where I finally fell in love with them.

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  • Justice League

    Justice League

    ★½

    It's important to remember the target audience when reviewing films so with that in mind I'll say straight off that general audiences, fans of comic books and children/teens will probably find a lot more to like here, in what, for me is one of the worst releases of the year.

    Justice League opens immediately with some of the most blatant and horrendously distracting CGI rendering of Henry Cavill's moustache, which was removed in post-production due to him filming another movie…

  • La Jetée

    La Jetée

    ★★★★★

    A stunning, original and unorthodox sci-fi short that has inspired many feature films in the genre since. The use of still images to portray a journey through memories is clever because of their fragmented and unmoving photographic nature as they are recalled from the mind.

    The thirty minute run-time is used so efficiently, not a single frame is wasted and the images shown are mesmerisingly beautiful. It all leads up to an ending that is haunting and devastating.