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  • Faces Places

    Faces Places


    Gave me a record-number of times I caught myself thinking “fuck that’s cool.”

  • Annihilation



    Wasn’t big on the narrative framing device or the side-characters’ shoulder-shrugging attitudes to going into The Shimmer. Really sucked out the tension for the first hour. 

    But also, this film gorgeously realises the concept visually and audibly (which we got it on the big screen). And the ending is not “too intellectual” - it just pulls a magnificent feat of wordless storytelling. 

    That bear will haunt my afterlife.

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  • Dunkirk



    See this in IMAX. 

    Failing that, see this on a bigass screen with intimidatingly loud speakers. 

    Failing that, smoosh your face up on the screen when the 4K Blu-ray comes out with headphones turned all the way up to 'tinnitus'.

    Failing that, get in a time machine and go to Dunkirk.

  • War for the Planet of the Apes

    War for the Planet of the Apes


    Perfectly completes the Humans Are Dumbfucks trilogy. So much to love, but it's the art direction that constantly flawed me.