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  • Hot Fuzz

    Hot Fuzz

    ★★★½

    Loved as a 14 year old, but the novelty has worn out 10 years later. shame.gif. Still excels in many areas.

  • Shaun of the Dead

    Shaun of the Dead

    ★★★★½

    Queued for an hour to get into a free screening of Baby Driver and only got a poster as consolation that they were full. Dammit.

    So I watched Shaun of the Dead instead - which has been a longtime favourite of mine since it came out - but I really underappreciated it. I've always had it as a solid 8/10 but it deserves better. Still feels inspired 13 years later. It's the perfect zombie movie (which isn't a high bar…

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  • Life, Animated

    Life, Animated

    ★★★★

    This is the happiest you'll ever be to see Gilbert Gottfried.

    It's low stakes and sentimental, but it's whole hearted and feels like a very full 90 minutes.

  • Song to Song

    Song to Song

    ★★½

    Looks like it was much more fun to make than to watch. Probably more fun for Malick to edit too. He goddamn loves it. I get that he feels life as we remember it feels more like moments than, let's say, scenes. But in delivering Song to Song the way he does, he's completely missing the point in narrative cinema.

    I loved The Tree of Life. I liked To the Wonder. I withstood Knight of Cups. The latter of which…