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  • American Beauty

    American Beauty


    My dad's friend saw this in Cork City when it came out and some lad at the back shouted "Sure it's only a plastic bag baii".
    It sure is. It sure is.

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  • Ford v Ferrari

    Ford v Ferrari


    I had a nice nap for the middle third of this long ass car movie but then the final race had me aggressively bouncing my leg off the floor-- terribly exciting stuff. Bale is fun when he does loud and British; the weird Corporate Teamwork Is Nothing But Trouble climax is pretty funny given I saw this at the final ever Fox press screening before Disney start running things. A very manly film I will never think about again.

  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco

    The Last Black Man in San Francisco


    I worry sometimes as a sentimental white person that I can fall for the most conventional clichés in films about black culture, but TLBMISF felt like the real deal. The first 10 minutes are extraordinary, I didn't breath once, and although it gets a little less inventive later on, it's a really beautiful portrayal of spacial romance and a city I can't wait to visit. Never goes for the cheap thrills: nobody ever produces a gun. I loved that. It's…

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  • The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

    The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie


    Stephen Hillenburg was a beautiful man with a beautiful imagination and it'll be many years before anyone brings so much joy to children or a cranky old cynic like me.
    Shedding a tear of the goofy goobers for Stephen's family tonight.

  • Vertigo



    Screened this for my university's film society tonight and 1 person showed up. I gave him a box of cookies as a reward, and he stayed to the very end.
    1 like = 1 prayer