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  • Your Name.

    Your Name.

    ★★★★★

    First time watching with the English dub, with English songs.

    I love that there a multiple ways to watch this film and that all of them appear to be wonderful.

    I'm already looking forward to the next time i watch it.

  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

    Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

    ★★★½

    What may have been merely an ok sci-fi flick, is elevated by beautiful visuals.

    There a lot fun to be had here, with imaginative character designs and a healthy sense of knowing silliness.

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  • It Follows

    It Follows

    ★★★★★

    I honestly have never had an hour and a half go so quickly.

    This is a great little lo-fi horror film. It engages with loads of the expected teen horror film tropes and plays with them.

    It wins by giving you a batch of characters you like and making the sense of dread constant. From about 15 minutes in you are ensure of what is going to happen or when. After about forty minutes you starting checking behind you at…

  • Compliance

    Compliance

    ★★★★

    Crikey. This is challenging cinema.

    However "true" the events inspiring this story are is always up for debate, but these things happening at all at this kind of level is worrying and horrifying.

    The characters here are not larger than life, you can put yourself in their place and try to think of what you would have done differently, but it still makes you think, "what would I really do in that situation?"

    It is unsensational and solidly made, I…