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  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    Inside Llewyn Davis

    ★★★★★

    “you don't want to go anywhere, and that's why the same shit's going to keep happening to you, because you want it to.”

    this is even better watching a second time (i definitely missed the point a bit in my first review). such a raw and bleak film yet still with a humour weaved into it. the portrayal of depression and grief in llewyn is shown so truthfully without even needing to be outright said—and the downward spiral of his…

  • Safety Not Guaranteed

    Safety Not Guaranteed

    ★★

    came for mark duplass, stayed for mark duplass. quickly lost any and all attention i had on this film but at the very least got to experience that singing scene

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  • The Good Liar

    The Good Liar

    ★★★½

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

    the next addition in the SDTCU (“she did THAT” cinematic universe)

  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina

    ★★★★★

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

    the obligatory ‘forcing my family to watch this film i really enjoyed’ rewatch brought an intriguing new perspective to me from the outset this time



    brother: “well in the turing test there’s normally a comparison, a second subject, one AI and one human and if you can’t tell the difference, then the AI has passed the test.”
    mum: “do you think there’ll be a second subject?”
    brother: “i think he is, the employee. i think he IS the test.”

    this…