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  • Fences

    Fences

    ★★★★★

    A phenomenal Denzel Washington performance with an equally amazing Viola Davis leave you crushed by the time Fences reaches its conclusion. An actors showcase if ever there was one, Washington gets to put himself and his considerable talents front and centre as he rages through his many - mostly bitter and motivated by previous hardships - speeches. Sometime after the halfway mark Davis takes centre stage, not really letting go until the credits roll.

    It is not an easy film, but it is so masterfully done, so subtly directed and beautifully staged that I couldn't look away even if it was for a second. Brilliant.

  • Kate & Leopold

    Kate & Leopold

    ★★★½

    Hugh Jackman and James Mangold aren't referred as star and director of Kate & Leopold that much these days, but this Meg Ryan romantic comedy - one of her last in the genre that she was the queen of for a while - might be an odd entry in the Mangold/Jackman filmography, it still manages to entertain and put something of a novel spin on the genre. It certainly is better than a lot of romcoms I've seen in the last…

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★★

    It's probably good David Fincher made Alien 3 if only to confirm the fact that he is human after all.

    I am not quite sure what to say about Gone Girl other than pretty much acknowledging nay pledging my adulation for it right here. I want to say this isn't a perfect film, but I can't find any fault with it. From stars Ben Affleck - I never hated him, but after this i don't see why anyone still would…

  • What Dreams May Come

    What Dreams May Come

    ★★★★

    There is no chance I am able to write an objective review after having seen a Robin Williams film now, but who cares about objectivity at a time like this.

    Minor spoilage included, proceed at your own risk.

    I have consciously avoided What Dreams May Come since its theatrical run,but I felt like this was as good a time as any as the sad plot might prove to be something of a cathartic experience for me. The story of doctor…