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  • 1917

    1917

    ★★★★½

    HO-LY SH*T!!
    I had high expectations coming into this, but this even exceeded my expectations.... 

    As a big fan of “one shot films” (even ‘faked’ ones like Birdman and the OG of them all Alfred Hitchcock’s Rope), I was intrigued by this 

    But I just kept shaking my head thinking “how the hell did they do this??????”

    Roger Deakins cements his place along side Emmanuel Lubezki as the two greatest cinematographers in the history of film...
    Just simply incredible!!

    2019…

  • I'm Still Here

    I'm Still Here

    ★★★★

    After having just rewatched The Master and Joker, it was absolutely time to revisit this incredible documentary/mockumetary (??)
    What a piece of work this is....

    Almost a modern day Andy Kaufman meets Spinal Tap meets Borat, it’s Hard to know where reality and fiction begin and end...but that’s the beauty of it.


    Knowing that he went on to make Joker and The Master and Inherent Vice and Her, etc etc etc...this is now a nice mid-career experiment that is fascinating to watch (and relieving to know he survived!) 


    Bravo Leaf/Joaquin/JP!  🙏

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  • Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces

    Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces

    ★★★★

    OK, I'll admit it....as one of the biggest TP freaks on Earth, I hadn't watched this yet!!!!

    When I bought the Blu-ray Box Set the day it came out in 2014, I wanted to save this until after I did a rewatch in order to fully be back in "Peaks-Mode" to enjoy it.

    Honestly, I just expected an extended group of deleted scenes like any DVD bonus feature...

    I had no idea how mind blowing this footage was and absolutely…

  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★★★½

    I am not a superheroes or comic book fan...I know absolutely nothing about the DC or Marvel universe or the Batman mythology...I probably would not have been interested in this film at all had I not seen the trailer and been blown away by the dark Scorsese-esque tone.

    Wow...and BLOWN AWAY I am!!! This was absolutely incredible. And yes, the Scorsese tone was absolutely spot on!
    It’s an obvious homage to both Taxi Driver and The King Of Comedy...with Arthur…