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  • Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

    Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

    ★★★

    This movie's a hell of a lot of fun. Definitely not the best of Kevin Smith's films, but in terms of fun, it's at the top of the list, maybe even surpassing Clerks 2. A lot of self referential humour, but a well reined in film overall, (which is one of the main complaints Smith gets from his detractors as of recent, eg. Tusk and Yoga Hosers).

    I thought it was also clever how this is undeniably the most ridiculous…

  • Face/Off

    Face/Off

    ★★★★

    Despite seeing large fragments of this film several times, this was actually the first time I saw the whole film through and through. Strange, as there were entire elements of the film that I hadn't known about (probably most notably the brother character).

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  • Aguirre: The Wrath of God

    Aguirre: The Wrath of God

    ★★★★½

    Aguirre: The Wrath of God is a truly unique experience; one would struggle to find any other film quite like it. With its lack of score creating a eerily calm faux-tranquil atmosphere, the audience is ultimately left with nothing to focus on but the well-written story and the rich dialogue.

    The most similar films are arguably Malick's early works, most notably Badlands and Days of Heaven. Unlike both of these films though, Aguirre is stripped off all the cheap enticements;…

  • Annie Hall

    Annie Hall

    ★★★★★

    "Woody Allen famously wanted to call it "Anhedonia", the clinical inability to experience happiness—funny for a film that gives us so much pleasure".

    - Cath Clarke, critic for Time Out


    There is no doubt, in my mind, that Annie Hall is the greatest romantic comedy film of all time. However, when I watched Annie Hall for the first some years ago, I remember thinking the film to be somewhat of a non-coherent jumble. Having now watched it again, I still…