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  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    ★★★½

    This movie might not be a masterpiece but as someone who grew up on a lot of Queen’s music, this film was definitely entertaining.
    Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon are so exquisitely portrayed I sometimes forgot it wasn't them, the performances were so on point and so powerful you could feel the energy burst through the screen.

    But in terms of a biopic, this film takes a lot of broad stroaks and doesn’t really pin on…

  • The Invitation

    The Invitation

    ★★★½

    This is the kind of film that invites much thought during and afterward. The story leads you to constantly question what is really happening at any given moment, and whenever you are certain that you know exactly what is going to happen, something new appears to make you question that. There is a powerful and intense atmosphere of dread and stress throughout, all building to a terrifying conclusion, but I was taken unawares by how emotional the whole thing would…

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  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★★★

    There's something about this film that keeps me coming back time and time again, but no matter how many times I watch it, it still makes me feel uncomfortable without fail. There aren't that many films that I find genuinely terrifying, but this one just never seems to lessen its impact, no matter how often I watch it.

    What Kubrick does here visually incredible. By relying on clever set design and brilliant use of the camera he manages make the…

  • La Haine

    La Haine

    ★★★★★

    Raw, Gritty and Untaimed. A film with no real structure or story but still manages to grip you by the throat and take you on a journey whether you like it or not.
    La Haine shows us the underbelly of Paris and it's urban youth culture, following 3 friends in a riot torn council estate of Paris. After one of them gets their hands on a police officers gun, the power and authority that comes with owning a weapon starts…