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  • John Wick

    John Wick

    ★★★★

    3rd viewing, and it gets better every time. Damn this film is well-made! It knows exactly what it is (and its limitations), and its brilliant and being it.

  • Jerry Maguire

    Jerry Maguire

    ★★★½

    I really love the sports/agency stuff, less keen on the romance side of the film. Pretty incredible how many iconic lines came outta this film though - from "Show me the money", to "You had me at hello" and everything inbetween.

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  • Cloverfield

    Cloverfield

    ★★★★

    Had I known how truly BAD-ASS this film was, I would have made an effort to see it at the cinema. Wow, what a heart-pounding ride. The thing about this monster movie is it feels real. The shitty handheld camera, the irrational decisions, the sheer terror felt by the characters. If there was ever an Alien invasion I would imagine it would occur something like this. Less is definitely more when it comes to showing what is attacking. A quick…

  • Shame

    Shame

    ★★★★★

    Shame is a cold look at the impact of addiction on a person's life. The film is beautifully shot and masterfully edited. The colour palate of winter New York really adds to the cool feeling.

    While some may find this film to be shallow and unfeeling, I believe that is how you are supposed to feel. Addiction takes over peoples lives and leaves them hollow, without any purpose except getting the next fix and easing the pain.

    Absolutely astounding acting…