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  • Doctor Zhivago

    Doctor Zhivago

    ★★★★

    It’s a massive, ambitious and attempts to tell the story of the Russian revolution. Despite some shortcomings it pulls most of its larger themes off. Beautiful, epic and a classic.

  • Anatomy of a Murder

    Anatomy of a Murder

    ★★★★½

    What is special about this film is how everyone is part of the gray area Jimmy Stewart’s character talks about at one point in the film. As he says there are simply no good or bad people, but instead people that are a mix of the two. Fascinating study into a murder and how no one is as good or bad as they may seem, but are instead just humans with positive and negative traits. It seemed to me to…

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  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★★

    Loved it. It’s use of time is brilliant and keeps you on the edge of your seat. Nolan is at the top of his game.

  • Once

    Once

    ★★★

    Maybe a little to simplistic, nevertheless this is a remarkably gorgeous story. John Carney has moved me twice now with this and Sing Street. I wasn't sure that I liked this movie early, but then the played Falling Slowly in the music store and I was all in. The music was beautiful and fit well with the plot and helped tell the story. Cannot say enough good things about this film maker and look forward to his upcoming work. Strong recommend especially for music lovers and love story enthusiasts.