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  • Juliet, Naked

    Juliet, Naked

    ★★★

    Meh. It was fine. I vaguely remember enjoying the book when I read it and this seemed faithful (based on what I remembered of it), so I suppose that’s good? 

    I don’t really care for Chris O’Dowd outside of The IT Crowd - he’s crap at accents and his own voice is quite whiny. I like Rose Byrne, though her accent wasn’t really one that I’m familiar with.

  • I, Tonya

    I, Tonya

    ★★★

    I only know who Tonya Harding is because of American tv shows, I have zero interest in ice skating and the only figure skaters that I am aware of are Torvill & Dean (because I’m from Nottingham) whose only scandal was when I learnt that they weren’t married to each other. Needless to say I blanked out for some of this film.

    The acting was fine - Alison Janney was brilliant (as she always is) - I’m not sure if I’d…

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  • Beyond Clueless

    Beyond Clueless

    ★★★

    On the one hand I loved it as a sort of love letter to my favourite film genre, not completely a documentary but a lengthy, glossy music video (how I imagine Sofia Coppola would make a documentary) - it's incredibly pretty to watch - and although kind of reaching, I loved the analysis of Eurotrip.

    On the other hand, I'm not sure I'm going to take much from having watched it (other than a few films to add to my…

  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

    Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

    ★★½

    I wish Hollywood would stop hiring pretty children who can't act to star in films.