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  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    ★★★★

    Right, another marathon done, and my, what an exit! Though the first half suffers from exposition overload, the final act is full of thrilling action and moments of immense catharsis. A pretty great end to the journeys of these young heroes, journeys that can only be fully appreciated if viewed in one sitting.

    I give this film a C5

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

    ★★★★½

    Dark and gritty, the seventh movie in this magical franchise takes on a narrative tone so vastly different to what gets explored inside Hogwarts, that it’s hardly recognisable as being part of the same series. But that’s precisely why I love it so much. 

    I give this film a B5

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  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★★★½

    Visually stunning and comedically horrifying, this remake of Taxi Driver achieves the impossible... it actually makes you sympathise with a clown. Jokes aside, Joaquin Phoenix gives his best performance yet - a performance that laughs and dances through the pain and torment he so brilliantly conveys through his eyes. This is a performance so good, no other actor even deserves a nomination this year, and I believe it is time for Heath Ledger to finally give up the throne. Joker…

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★½

    #6 in April 2019 Ranked
    #3 in MCU Ranked

    50th diary entry!

    Perhaps not as smooth in its pacing and impactful in what happens as Infinity War, but I would be fooling myself if this wasn’t more enjoyable in its action and more beautiful in its presentation. Captain Marvel is put on the sidelines thankfully; their method for saving the day is genius to say the least; and the way each character has their arc tied together is honestly perfect. This did,…