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  • Suspiria

    Suspiria

    ★★★½

    Full review to follow, but for now I’ll say that there’s a lot to admire from this ‘cover version’ of Argento’s seminal horror, and also a lot to frustrate. Delightful, squirm-inducing and manic scares yes, but also half baked, needless political white noise. I intend to watch this a second time and review in full ...

  • Happy New Year, Colin Burstead

    Happy New Year, Colin Burstead

    ★★★★

    Happy Bew Year, Colin Burstead has pepperings of some of Wheatley’s other works (the single location of Free Fire or the ‘michrochism of society’ element of High Rise) but is ultimately a complete departure from anything he’s ever done. I was expecting a sharp left turn into dark surrealism, but was instead left with a satisfying, tightly wound and sharp buldozer of a plot, which examines the British psyche from a piercing yet refreshing lens.

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  • Lost in Translation

    Lost in Translation

    ★★★★

    Quietly melancholic, funny, tender and rich in atmosphere, Lost in Translation is really joyous to behold. Tonally very similar to Her and masterfully constructed (beautiful cinematography/editing/lighting) this gorgeous little peek into two lives spiralling out of control barely puts a foot wrong.

  • Arrival

    Arrival

    ★★★★★

    Lovely to see this still holds up as one of the most intelligent, emotional and well crafted science fiction movies of the past few years. I will never stop going on about how Amy Adams was robbed at the oscars for this...


    I could talk for days about how profound it is, but I think it’s worth noting that it came out during the whole Trump election ordeal. In this context, to get a film which preached about unity and…