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  • The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

    The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

    ★★★

    Noah Baumbach continues to take excessive influence from Woody Allen. Everything from the initial awkward family dinner scene to the silent slapstick humour of Allen’s earliest films seeps through this Netflix original.

    Awkward strained family relations, silly actors turned serious and a lone piano accompanying panning scenes of Manhattan. Menial trvial pursuits across New York for minimal results, and regret, so much regret.

    I’m all for Woody Allen films without the stigma of Woody Allen but c’mon, at least add…

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    ★★★★★

    and suddenly my life makes so much more sense, happy 21st to me.

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  • Gladiator

    Gladiator

    ★★★★

    So after having my entire family squawking "YOU HAVEN'T SEEN GLADIATOR?!" on this past weekend, I decided I best see what all the fuss is about. Honestly, I was expecting it to be a little bit better, it's very good but it's not excellent. The two main actors are absolutely superb in it, (after watching Her it's weird seeing Joaquin looking so different) but Russell Crowe did his trademark manly man very well. I did really enjoy this film but I do wish it was a little better, that's as plain as I can put it.

  • Her

    Her

    ★★★★★

    A truly beautiful film
    This is one of the most beautiful films I have ever watched. The acting (and voice acting) is just superb and just the entire film, just... Beautiful. I really can't compliment the sound on this film enough, visually this film is not much, especially when compared with others from 2013, but I could listen to this film like it was an audio book and still be as in love with it.