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  • Jaws
  • The Devils
  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
  • Lawrence of Arabia

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  • Knocking

    ★★★½

  • Steve Jobs

    ★★★★★

  • Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror

    ★★★★

  • Give My Regards to Broad Street

    ★★★★

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  • Dance of the Seven Veils

    Dance of the Seven Veils

    ★★★★★

    The Devils (1971) is often cited as the major controversy of Ken's career. However this 'comic strip' of the life of the composer Richard Strauss predates and established Ken's reputation as the most provocative and daring voice in British film.

    The film evokes Ken's love for Strauss's music AND his disgust at Strauss's politics at the same time (proving you CAN love the art and not the artist). The film's depiction of Strauss's Nazi affiliations caused the Strauss family to…

  • Labyrinth

    Labyrinth

    ★★★★

    Utterly wonderful storytelling. Bowie is mesmerising and the music is great. Saw it on its release. it stands up much better than its contemporaries The Neverending Story and The Dark Crystal. Maybe the best thing Henson has done after the muppet show.