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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Princess Mononoke

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  • All Quiet on the Western Front

    ★★★½

  • Women Talking

    ★★★½

  • Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

    ★★★★

  • Sunset Boulevard

    ★★★★

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  • Sunset Boulevard

    Sunset Boulevard

    ★★★★

    Sight and Sound 2022 challenge.

    Film 8/100

  • The Whale

    The Whale

    ★★★

    I for one Welcome our new Hong Chau overlord.

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  • The Hateful Eight

    The Hateful Eight

    ★★★★

    If Django Unchained is Tarantino's version of the original True Grit, then The Hateful Eight is his version of Unforgiven. There is nothing glorified or fun about The Hateful Eight, apart from a few great lines. Instead we have a plethora of ugly, unpleasant characters in an ugly, unpleasant world.

    The violence in this film, though just as graphic as Tarantino's previous works, is completely unstylized or flashy, opting instead for straightforward, uncomfortable brutality. This is not an easy or…

  • Alien

    Alien

    ★★★★★

    Scavenger Hunt 13: April 2016
    Film 10
    Task 6: A film whose tagline sticks with you

    One of the best parts about this movie that nobody ever talks about is the sound design. The way the soft beeps of the monitors can take a sinister tone when the incredible suspense of ALIEN hits. How soft the beginning of the film is in comparison to the loud screeching of the alarms at the end. The sound design in ALIEN is freakin…