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  • Twin Peaks

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  • The Constant Gardener

    The Constant Gardener

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    You think countries run the fucking world? Go back to fucking Sunday school. It's 'God save our multinational' they're singing these days.

    This isn't going to be about the movie. I just finished reading the book a few days ago and decided to rewatch the movie. When I first saw this, a couple of years after its release, I hadn't even heard the name John le CarrΓ©. I saw it as a fan of Fiennes and Weisz and because I…

  • Licorice Pizza

    Licorice Pizza

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    This is how much disconnected I am with the current music scene: I had no idea that Alana Haim is a musician of some renown, along with her sisters, in the band Haim, and had even less of an idea that PTA had directed several music videos for them. According to Spotify wrap up, my most listened artist was The Rolling Stones and the most listened song was Wild Horses. As Kurt Vonnegut would say, un-un-stuck in time.

    But it…

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  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick

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    If we have lost the actor Tom Cruise to this adrenaline junkie, quasi-stuntman, spectacle obsessed, movie star Tom Cruise, I am fine with it. While I do miss the Cruise of Magnolia, this is no less an achievement from an actor who is without a doubt the most recognizable film star of the past 30+ years. And this movie just cements that.

    I did not expect to enjoy this as much as I did. I have no love for the…

  • Twin Peaks

    Twin Peaks

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    Watched Seasons 1 & 2

    It would be an understatement and clichΓ© to highlight the oddball nature of this show, in relation to David Lynch and what his work entails. But it's impossible not to comment on the absolute batshit nature of this. Having known about its reputation for decades and being somewhat familiar with Lynch's work still did not prepare me for when I finally watched it over 3 weeks this month.

    It feels like a couple of aliens named…

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  • Kill Your Darlings

    Kill Your Darlings

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    Dane DeHaan. This kid has a bright future, if he keeps making good choices. I didn't think anything could make me want to see The Amazing Spider Man 2, but now I am looking forward to it due to DeHaan's presence.

    Anywho, he is not the only star of the movie. A rendition of the origins of Beat Era, this has a who's who of literary names: Allen Ginsberg (who takes the centre stage here with a tremendous performance from…

  • Philomena

    Philomena

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    I am gonna be honest. I didn't have high expectations from this movie. I thought this would be a weepy, sentimental and sappy drama, with a couple of strong performances. Not my cup of tea. Instead, it turned out to be a thoughtful, emotional, if somewhat a little weepy, but highly touchy dramedy, with two performances that definitely elevate this based-on-facts story.Β 

    Judi Dench is really, really good. And Steve Coogan is having the best year of his career, with…