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  • Oliver!



    Been much too long since I've written something on here for a film that didn't come out in the past few years, so here goes.

    Not to repeat the already too familiar adage "they don't make 'em like the used to", but they really don't. This is a real production, with this sorely missed presentation of an all singing, all dancing, dazzling, show stopping piece of pure entertainment full of wonder and spectacle. It speaks for itself in how so…

  • The Cocoanuts

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  • Burn After Reading

    Burn After Reading


    I can undoubtedly say the Coens are becoming my favourite filmmakers. Every scene Pitt is in, hell, every line he delivers is outright hilarious. The scene with him and Malkovich in the car alone is one of the funniest things I've seen in a film. Will rewatch this one for years to come.

  • Baby Driver

    Baby Driver


    I was a little worried, this being Wright's first "straight" film, that it'd be a bit too tame and generic. I really need to have more faith. This came from a mind that loves cinema and music, and in terms of spectacle, it delivers on almost every level. I only wish the romance and love interest were a little more developed. If you want a film with great music and incredibly engaging camera work and editing, forget La La Land, this is what you're looking for.