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  • Superman
  • Annie Hall
  • Notting Hill
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

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Recent reviews

  • The Florida Project

    The Florida Project


    “These are the rooms we're not supposed to go in. But let's go anyways!”

    The Florida Project is a triumph. That is probably a predictable thing to say but Sean Baker’s slice of life tragedy centring around the characters at the Magic Kingdom motel is nothing short of a masterpiece. The cast are spectacular, including some of the best child actors I have ever seen, the script is delightful and the filmmaking strikes and effortless balance between brutally realistic and…

  • Jurassic Park

    Jurassic Park


    “Life finds a way.”

    As I was lying on my couch tonight enjoying a rewatch of the 1985 classic Doctor Who serial Revelation of the Daleks (to be reviewed some day soon), my roommate returned home from a trip to the cinema. I asked him what he saw and his answer was the latest, Universal blockbuster; Jurassic World: Dominion

    I asked him if he enjoyed the picture at all. 

    He did not. 

    However, my ears pricked immediately at the revelation…

Popular reviews

  • 2025: The World Enslaved by a Virus

    2025: The World Enslaved by a Virus

    “What did the coronavirus do to Jesus?”

    I can’t believe that somebody watched The Freedom of Silence and thought “Yeah, that’s an idea that has potential.”  

    Come to think of it, I can’t believe that somebody watched The Freedom of Silence.

  • Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut

    Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut


    “The kryptonian prophecy will finally be fulfilled; the son becomes the father and the father becomes the son.”

    It is one of the sad truths of life that Richard Donner’s original vision for the Superman series was never to come into being. While he managed to complete the 1978 classic to as close as a full vision as possible, the intended final act of the epic was initially abandoned during the back-to-back production due to fears the original might not…