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  • The Greasy Strangler

    The Greasy Strangler

    ★★★

    Niche. But in a good, weird way. Big Ronnie and his son, Brayden, live together ina run down old house. Ronnie likes his food greasy and his disco trousers see-through. One day, on a disco walking tour led by Ronnie, Brayden catches the eye of a sexy lady. Big Ronnie feels the impact of his son starting to gain independence. He has to get his own meals, rekindle old friendships and take more trips to the car wash. Eventually he…

  • Love & Friendship

    Love & Friendship

    ★★★½

    Wonderfully ascerbic and great script. Kate Beckinsale as Lady Susan Vernon is like a force of nature jockeying and manipulating the men and situations around her in order to achieve her way

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  • A Field in England

    A Field in England

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Ben Wheatley's foray into a field in the Civil War draws you in from start to finish. Reece Sheersmith (Whitehead) is an alchemist, sent by his master to find a fellow alchemist & thief, O'Neill (Michael Smiley in top evil form). He is aided in his quest by three everyman soldiers whose ultimate aim is to go to the pub.

    I am a great fan of Wheatley's previous work and he has outdone himself with this. At times both beautiful and…

  • Carol

    Carol

    ★★★★★

    Sublime. Beautiful. Mesmeric. And such perfect leads, both a mix of vulnerable and bravado. Also the costume, cinematography, direction - and the score! Wonderful. I also loved Haynes' focus on how the interactions between women are made to seem unimportant by the men in this film, almost trivial and yet the opposite is true. It's the small things that matter, like a smile across a crowded restaurant.