Sam Healer

Sam Healer


it's not like the movies//they fed us on little white lies

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  • Annie Hall

    Annie Hall


    After 10 years, through everything, this is it. This is the one that is, somehow, above all others. This is the one that I keep coming back to because, well, some of us... need the eggs.

  • Play It Again, Sam

    Play It Again, Sam


    There are great films that make you laugh, and great films that make you cry (there are more of the latter than I care to admit). But the greatest films are those that make you feel utterly warm inside.

    I've watched Play It Again, Sam each summer for nearly 10 years now. It is so familiar that from the opening scene of Allen watching, agog, the closing scenes of Casablanca, I instantly feel at home. It is in my, albeit…

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  • Enola Holmes

    Enola Holmes


    Surprisingly fun romp! Millie Bobby Brown shines amongst a strong supporting cast. Too often some dodgy green screening, but otherwise good fun.

  • Molly's Game

    Molly's Game


    Rewatched semi-in prep for Trial. I stand by my first review - if Sorkin can write a script with the ambition he'd give to another director's project, and live up to it. we're in for something special.

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  • A Tale of Two Kitchens

    A Tale of Two Kitchens


    Entirely in it for the shots of that strawberry cream cake. The point is made, quite explicitly in talking head form, about this dichotomy of America's dislike of Mexicans but love of Mexican food, but then the film fails to make much more of it.

  • Autumn Sonata

    Autumn Sonata


    "A mother and a daughter - what a terrible combination"

    What a film to end a year on. Absolutely stellar performances from Ingrid Bergman and Liv Ullmann, some of Ingmar Bergman's finest direction and most emotionally hard-hitting dialogue. How spectacular.