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  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Moulin Rouge!
  • La La Land
  • Pride & Prejudice

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  • Official Competition

    ★½

  • Oldboy

    ★★

  • A Tale of Two Sisters

    ★★★½

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★

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  • Beast

    Beast

    My favourite part was when Vijay killed a six year old girl and suddenly the over-stylised title screen stating BEAST in silver-blue letters came up. That was some seriously comedic unaware editing.

    My least favourite part was everything else.

  • The Grinch

    The Grinch

    I hated the animation style and I hated Benedict Cumberbatch’s Grinch. Also this film has made me feel very old and has triggered a midlife crisis fml

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  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

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

    Ugh.

    There are moments in this film I genuinely liked. Tarantino manages to conjure up the image of a 60s Hollywood beautifully, those neon lights flickering to life in a strange filthy chiaroscuro. Brad Pitt driving through the city, weaving in and out, the wind flowing through his hair. The setpiece where Pitt goes to the ranch was incredibly tense and cinematic. DiCaprio filming that western, where he forgets his line and Tarantino uses a singular take to slowly revolve…

  • Naan Kadavul

    Naan Kadavul

    ★★★★

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

    It’s hard expressing my feelings towards Naan Kadavul (I Am God), this strange nightmarish brutal movie that floats in and out of consciousness. It’s very much a movie centred around Hinduism and our relationship with divinity, a pondering on the question of evil that plagues all religions. Hinduism, in all its variegated threads, is remarkably fluid when it comes to divinity (despite what the Hindutva might say), but a central thread is the quest for salvation, to be freed from…