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  • Ran
  • Z
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Little Miss Sunshine

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  • The Assassin

    ★★★½

  • Terror in Resonance

    ★★★

  • Pig

    ★★★

  • Do the Right Thing

    ★★★★★

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  • The Assassin

    The Assassin

    ★★★½

    Marcello Mastroianni is the master of cool.

    Accompanied by a soundtrack of smooth, swaggering jazz, Mastroianni's Alfredo Martelli is kitted out with an extravagant and unforgettable wardrobe. Whatever it is - he looks great in it. Sleek trench coats, striped satin shirts, houndstooth blazers, and a signature dark Spanish teba jacket. His style is one of the most captivating elements of the film.

    Indeed, as Petri's directorial debut, L'assassino shows marks of his later thrillers, but falls short somewhat with…

  • Terror in Resonance

    Terror in Resonance

    ★★★

    Terror in Resonance is engaging, but falls short of enthralling.

    There are some standout sequences, masterfully executed, but they cannot tape over the weak characterisation and unsurprising rhythm. The character of Lisa alone - an utterly useless and passive damsel in distress - shows the terrible depths plumbed by the character writing. Even our antagonist's existence is absolutely confusing.

    Having said that, the show is an interesting piece on loneliness and the effects of technology. But the show struggles to…

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  • The Big Lebowski

    The Big Lebowski

    ★★★★★

    It's taken me a long time to figure out why The Big Lebowski is such a cult movie and isn't more popular. The Coen Brothers have made some huge films, so why don't more people know this? Especially since this film stars Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Julianne Moore and others. Surely people would know this movie? Well. No.

    The simple reason I think this is a cult movie is because it is a character movie. A lot of…

  • The Simpsons Movie

    The Simpsons Movie

    ★★★★

    My friend said he didn't like The Simpsons very much.

    We put this on.

    He laughed at nearly every line.

    The Golden Age of the Simpsons. Wow.