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  • Out of the Past
  • In the Mood for Love
  • The Godfather
  • After Life

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Pinned reviews

  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name


    "We wasted so many days"

    Spring and part of the summer of 1983 (when this film is set) was the beginning of an important period of my life – although I didn’t realise it at the time.

    Aged somewhere between main characters Elio and Oliver, I spent several months living in Italy as part of my University course. It was only the second time I had been abroad on my own, and never for such an extended period of time.…

Recent reviews

  • Zama


    I’m sure there was a lot more to this than I was able to take from it.

  • Judgment at Nuremberg

    Judgment at Nuremberg


    A powerful film with some excellent performances, and a script which grips.

Popular reviews

  • All Too Well: The Short Film

    All Too Well: The Short Film


    Girl, please. You gotta let this go now. Bitterness will do you no good.

    Also, this is just a music video. The song tells the story, the video adds nothing. It might technically be ‘a short film’ but it is not A Short Film.

  • Frances Ha

    Frances Ha


    The couple sitting next to me in the cinema were in their 20s, and spent the film engaged in an indoor picnic - dipping their pitta bread into hummus and chomping crunchy, healthy apples.

    These, I imagine, are the ideal target audience for this film. Whereas ...

    I had absolutely no sympathy whatsoever for any of the characters in this 'story'; self-centered, old enough to know better, aimless twenty-somethings who basically need to get over themselves. I used to share…