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  • Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

    Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

    ★★★

    Not as funny as I thought it would be. Very pleased that they didn't give it a stereotypically "happy" ending though.

  • Les Misérables

    Les Misérables

    ★★★★

    I didn't expect to enjoy this film much at all, but after I got over the initial shock that every single line of dialogue is sang in verse – rather than other musicals that I've seen which have regular dialogue interspersed with the occasional outbreak of song – it became a hugely dramatic, exciting and emotional story.

    I'd not read the book and wasn't familiar with any of the songs, but this was an enjoyable, if very Hollywood-ified, introduction to Les Mis.

  • Jeff, Who Lives at Home

    Jeff, Who Lives at Home

    ★★★★

    Much more of an indie film than I expected, especially given the big-name actors. The film is very amateurly shot, and definitely doesn't feel like it's had the Hollywood treatment. A slow, slightly-awkward and melancholy comedy, but very human, and very enjoyable.

  • A Cat in Paris

    A Cat in Paris

    ★★★★★

    Loved this film. Exciting and suspenseful plot combined with magnificent, beautiful animation.