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  • Caught
  • Top Gun: Maverick
  • Make Way for Tomorrow
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

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  • Scum

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  • The Whistlers

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  • Jackass: The Movie

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  • Pervert Everything

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  • Scum

    Scum

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    The Fourth Summer of Scam

    To this day, Scum remains one of the most important films ever made about incarceration and supposed rehabilitation and its impact was felt even before it was allowed to be broadcast.

    Originally filmed for TV in 1977 but banned before it was to be aired, Alan Clarke remade it for cinema but by the time it reached its intended audience for a TV premiere in 1983, it has already scared the authorities shitless enough to…

  • The Whistlers

    The Whistlers

    The Fourth Summer of Scam

    Here's a film where it gives itself a title that is a direct reference to the gimmick used within but actually plays a lot smaller part in the story than it should.

    It really shouldn't be that way. Although on paper the idea behind The Whistlers seems like a slightly silly on, Corneliu Porumboiu actually does quite a good job of getting the film to take it seriously and not play it for laughs, and…

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  • Trainspotting

    Trainspotting

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    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

    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.