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  • Missing Link

    Missing Link


    Faultless in style, so visually impressive — it’s no Kubo — but a fun journey.

  • All About My Mother

    All About My Mother

    Need to rewatch, watched all the way through but eyes were heavy with tiredness. As soon as the credits rolled I dozed off. I’m sure I liked this, but it needs better attention.

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  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin


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

    When I saw this in the cinema (ODEON Covent Garden), I knew I was a fan of it but I wasn’t sure why. As the credits rolled, I was sat in my seat attempting to digest the film. Some people were leaving but many still firmly planted, presumably in a similar state. After a minute or so one guy at the front exclaimed to the cinema: “Well, that was weird”. He said it in a way that I gleaned to…

  • Contagion



    Saw this in the cinema and remember liking it/not touching a single thing on the tube home. Watching it now [COVID-19] it feels like all the hard work and thorough research was done but the film itself delivered short. Following the pandemic is interesting but the people that we follow might have had more room for use. Or maybe that’s how it feels amidst a real pandemic.

    Soderbergh’s style; the pace, editing and scene spilling dialogue nicely suited for this…