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  • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run

    The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run


    This film is such a wild cruise, yet has a sensitive touch. Recommended for the kids. And for those who consider themselves kids at heart. I mean, any film that teaches kids the acceptance of the imperfections of bodies and its aging process is highly welcome.

  • King of Boys

    King of Boys


    King of Boys is a timely, relevant piece of social commentary. One can glean insights into the wanton cruelty of Nigerian politics from this film, as well as the dynamics of the nation's social relations; how corrupt members of the upper-class orchestrate crime and use the lower-class as pawns, giving them material reward in return. This is a nation where policemen stop drivers on the road and demand for chicken-change from them before they can be allowed to pass or…

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  • Sound of Metal

    Sound of Metal


    The sound design is impeccable. Riz Ahmed's performance is a master class in acting. I'm reminded of a Ryan Holiday quote from the book Stillness is the Key: That quiet feels so unnatural is a sign of its importance. Seize it. We can’t be afraid of silence, as it has much to teach us. Seek it.

  • No Country for Old Men

    No Country for Old Men


    An existentialist, minimalist art film disguised as a realistic crime thriller. I think it's genius that this film has no musical score as this dialled the tension to the maximum degree. I think it's also genius how the mundane is captured to add to the bleak atmosphere of the film. For instance, during the first coin toss scene, when Anton, without a sense of humour, was verbally toying with a store owner, there is a shot of a crumpled candy…