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  • Battle of the Sexes

    Battle of the Sexes

    In-flight movie

  • Okja

    Okja

    Will Tida Swinton only work with Bomg Joon-Ho if she has bad teeth? Also - nice Bob Dylan reference and possible ref to Johnny Morris’ ‘Animal Magic’.

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  • The Lady Vanishes

    The Lady Vanishes

    ★★★★½

    Wonderful. Spry, very funny and slyly political. File under 'essential viewing'.

  • Reflections in a Golden Eye

    Reflections in a Golden Eye

    ★★★½

    A bizarre film for sure but a pretty faithful adaptation of McCullers' novel. Definitely gets the Southern Gothic tone right. There are scenes here you don't expect to see in a 1960s studio film (note - it came out in 1967 - the year Mark Harris focuses on in his brilliant book Scenes from a Revolution about the birth of the New Hollywood). Worth watching also for the unusual golden palette, Brando and Taylor of course, as well as Robert Forster's feature film debut.