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  • Baby Driver

    Baby Driver

    ★★★

    there was so much hype about this film, i think my expectations were a little too high.
    good, fun. surprisingly similar to 'drive', down to the excellent opening scene and relatively underwhelming narrative. all the elements are independently quite good but to me, still feels like something's missing.

  • 20,000 Days on Earth

    20,000 Days on Earth

    ★★★½

    nick cave is so compelling. and such a brilliant writer. this documentary's format is a bit bewitching, entertaining and original, it is also extremely well suited to cave's persona.
    an interesting thing about cave's writing is how often it flirts with disaster, with clumsiness, before somehow, almost miraculously, managing to overcome itself, to become sublime.
    i also find warren ellis absolutely fascinating and would love to see more of him.

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  • Generation War

    Generation War

    ★★★★

    i down know why i started watching this series but after a few minutes i knew i wouldn't be able to stop. i watched all 4 1/2 hours of it in a row. at the end i was sobbing.
    it broke my fucking heart.
    it's melodramatic as hell.
    i like steven spielberg.

    i found this to be one of the most powerful anti-war films i've ever seen. it is a war film completely devoid of heroism (except for one minor…

  • Hollow Man

    Hollow Man

    ★★★½

    hollywood-verhoeven is probably one of my favourite filmmakers of the 90s.

    there is something about how perfectly sarcastic his tone is that blows my mind.