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  • A Short Film About Killing

    A Short Film About Killing

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    In light of the current discourses surrounding prison abolition and transformative justice, this film was a phenomenally emotive and visceral experience. The dull atmosphere made me think it'd be a basic soviet realist film. Then we're suddenly presented with the complexities of humanity, agency, justice and trauma, all in 1 hour 22 minutes. The initial binary of a "good lawyer" and a "bad delinquent man", reinforced when we're graphically shown Jacek killing someone, is immediately problematised when we're given minimal…

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  • Suspiria

    Suspiria

    ★★★★

    I initially thought "This is like Hausu but set in Germany" then I noticed they were both released in the same year?? What the hell was going on in 1977

  • The Secret in Their Eyes

    The Secret in Their Eyes

    ★★★★★

    A thrilling, genre-blending meditation on love, justice, political corruption and vengeance, with one of the best, most stupefying film endings I've ever seen. There were some utterly incredible scenes here, like a particularly tense scene in the elevator and a handheld long take during a football match. Can't wait to re-watch this but I know I'll be thinking about it for a longgg time

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  • Sitting in Limbo

    Sitting in Limbo

    a big fuck you to Theresa May and Amber Rudd and every tory in this country

  • Hamilton

    Hamilton

    Lin Manuel Miranda CANNOT ACT!!!! 

    Also it’s a musical about slaveowners people!! The world did not need this.

    (However I’m still kinda in love w Daveed Diggs but STILL)