Favorite films

  • Bicycle Thieves
  • The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
  • 8½
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

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  • Ford v Ferrari

    ★★★½

  • Senna

    ★★★★½

  • Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

    ★★★

  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars

    ½

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  • Ford v Ferrari

    Ford v Ferrari

    ★★★½

    Solid film. The visuals were really brilliant. Definitely the best part of the film. The  whole colouring and lighting just evoked the 1960s,
     and was the perfect balance of rough and sleek. Very appealing.

    That being said, I’m glad the visuals of this film were good because I can’t help but feel like a lot of this film just survived off vibes honestly. Sometimes the story just seemed to drag on over nothing for ages and then really exciting and…

  • Senna

    Senna

    ★★★★½

    Asif Kapadia is by far one of my favourite documentary-makers. I remember being really bowled over by his take on Maradona, and the quality of this biopic was equally as brilliant.

    I knew a few of the key facts about Senna before going into this, but Kapadia’s style feels like it helps you to learn about another more personal side of the idols he chooses to analyse, rather than the typical documentary style of endless statistics and cutaway interviews by…

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  • La Haine

    La Haine

    Let me start by saying I'm far too late to this and I'm extremely glad to have watched it, because it is a very good film. However I honestly found it quite hard to love, and 90% of it just didn't hugely resonate with me unfortunately.

    I will say the last 2 minutes of this film were intensely powerful and really brilliant cinema. I nearly gave this film 4 stars off that one scene alone. But I just felt like…

  • A Special Day

    A Special Day

    ★★★★★

    Truly sad and uniquely beautiful. Why this film isn't talked about more I do not know. It bravely approached a very necessary subject matter in a time when it still would have been bold and pioneering to do so. I'd imagine this would translate as a brilliant play too.

    I did say in my last review that I wanted to set out to see more films starring both Marcello Mastroianni and Sophia Loren, and that's exactly what I did. While…