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  • Ad Astra

    Ad Astra

    ★★★½

    Despite its flaws of which there are many, AD Astra is a good film regardless of the rant I had on the tram afterwards.

    Think of it this way... try as hard as you can to imagine that the film is not set in space. Instead, imagine it’s set in a small quiet town somewhere in the country side of America. I think the fact that the film is set in space distractions us from the emotional story that our…

  • 33 Postcards

    33 Postcards

    ★★

    Hands down the worst film I’ve seen this year (and I’ve seen over 300 in 2019!)
    Perhaps even the worst script I’ve even seen for a feature film. An example of complete incompetence on every level from writing to sound design. The woman responsible for this atrocity should get down on her hands and knees and beg for forgiveness from every single poor bastard that subjected to this pathetic excuse of a “film”.
    I am more ashamed that I’m Australian…

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  • Ray & Liz

    Ray & Liz

    ★★★½

    This really struck a chord with me to the point that I even considered writing a review for it. But alas, I am yet to believe that the feelings I experienced have any need to be shared.

    This is a personal film and one that will vary based entirely on the viewers life experience.
    Life is suffering, that’s for sure, but when a filmmaker makes a film entirely about their childhood; can you really just say “yeah that was a…

  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    ★★★★½

    “He achieved what no other known man has ever achieved. To watch his work is like bring witness to the beginning of melody or the first conscious use of the lever or wheel, the emergence, co-ordination, and first eloquence of language, the birth of an art: and to realise that this is all the work of one man”. - James Agee (1948)

    This epic 100-year-old silent film is regarded as one of the first-ever feature films that pretty much invented…