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  • Colossal



    This wasn't the movie i was expecting. Half way through the symbolism they were going for hit me. No doubt very topical film for the moment, symbolising abusive relationships and ego.

  • Unbreakable



    "They called me Mr. Glass.."

    I think when people talk about what makes a great super hero film, they get lost in spectacle. How many men or woman in colourful costumes can they squeeze into 2hrs, how much of a budget can a studio spend on a special effect filled-blockbuster. Unbreakable is the symbolism of why none of that is important. Its a deconstruction of a genre, before really the genre had taken off. Its a film ahead of its…

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