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  • Anomalisa

    Anomalisa

    The Letterboxd Era Catch Up 2: The Last Stand

    Would living in a world where almost everyone is Tom Noonan be really such a bad thing?

    Anomalisa is just one of those occasions where I can recognise a superbly crafted and fine piece of filmmaking but that it just didn't quite click with me for reasons that I'll probably never get to the bottom of.

    I don't think there's much wrong with it at all. I question the point of…

  • Ouija: Origin of Evil

    Ouija: Origin of Evil

    The Letterboxd Era Catch Up 2: The Last Stand

    Even with just working exclusively within the horror genre, the early years of Mike Flanagan's career have proved fascinating and rather unpredictable at times.

    I think probably a lot of hearts sank when they heard that one of the top new talents in the genre was taking on the sequel or prequel or whatever this is to one of the most critically derided horror movies of the decade. After the disappointingly…

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  • Trainspotting

    Trainspotting

    β˜…β˜…β˜…β˜…Β½

    Choose Letterboxd. Choose films. Choose downloading the app. Choose paying money for a membership just so you don’t have to see some fucker adding 500 films to their watchlist. Choose following a few thousand people and then never reading a fucking word they say. Choose writing β€œRead the full review on my website!” knowing full well no cunt is ever going to follow that link. Choose asking Sally Jane Black to watch Rogue Nation and then seeing her do a…

  • Life

    Life

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    It's fine.

    The plot is fine.

    The special effects are fine.

    The music is fine.

    The direction is fine.

    The cinematography is fine.

    The pacing is fine.

    The acting is fine.

    The alien is fine.

    The deaths are fine.

    The beginning is fine.

    The middle is fine.

    The ending is fine.

    It's just, very, fine.

    Fine?

    Fine.