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  • Die Hard
  • Whiplash
  • Hot Fuzz
  • The Silence of the Lambs

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  • After Hours

    ★★★★

  • The King of Comedy

    ★★★★½

  • Father Stu

    ★½

  • Raging Bull

    ★★★★★

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  • Taxi Driver

    Taxi Driver

    ★★★★½

    More than even the excellent script and the dynamic performances, especially the towering De Niro performance that cements him as one of the greatest actors of all time, it's the presentation of this film and its sheer griminess that really sells this one - the glum cinematography that only brings out the uglier edges of the film, the production design that constantly loves to show off the seedy side of the Big Apple, the downbeat and somewhat sinister score, and…

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★★

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

    You know, in a film which features the plot being kicked off by tax returns, a recreation of 2001: A Space Odyssey where the apes have sausages for fingers, a raccoon filling in for Remy from Ratatouille, kung fu Jamie Lee Curtis, rocks with eyes and a literal dogfight, I didn't think I'd be shedding tears by the end. But that's precisely what happened. The biggest of kudos to the Daniels for crafting and writing a film so weird, so…

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  • Bo Burnham: Inside

    Bo Burnham: Inside

    ★★★★½

    For three months now I was baffled by the sheer hype around this - not to mention slightly annoyed by people being what I felt to be cringe inducing round it. Five star reviews flying round, for a comedy special on Netflix? Even when people told me I ought to see it just as a comedy special and nothing more I still was deeply skeptical - how could such a thing recieve such a perfect rating? There must be something…

  • Skyfall

    Skyfall

    ★★★★½

    Best Bond villain.
    Best Bond M.
    Best Bond score.
    Best Bond cinematography.
    Best Bond editing.
    Best Bond sound design.
    Best Bond.