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  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

    Obi-Wan Kenobi

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    Minor spoilers ahead, but nothing you wouldn't glean from a trailer.

    OBI-WAN KENOBI is not the first Star Wars entry to revise its own history a little bit. After all, Kenobi himself once reminded us that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view.

    So, KENOBI comes in off the back of The Book of Boba Fett and The Mandalorian as an example of what serialised Star Wars has to offer. By shifting…

  • Samson and Delilah

    Samson and Delilah

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    It must have been some time since I last saw this, a I haven't logged it on Letterboxd. So, in the decade or more since I last watched this often bleak, but powerfully intimate, depiction of two First Nations youth in Alice Springs, there is still some ways to go in Closing the Gap. What Warwick Thornton does in his debut feature, one of only two Australian films to win a Camera d'Or, is nothing short of remarkable. As a…

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  • Hot Gimmick: Girl Meets Boy

    Hot Gimmick: Girl Meets Boy

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    I'm still not sure if this was an indictment of toxic masculinity or an exemplar of its prevalence, but man - those camera angles and edits. It's definitely one of the more stylish manga adaptations of recent memory, but it's seriously weird, man. And I say that while watching the first episode of the 1990 musical cop drama series Cop Rock.

  • 6 Underground

    6 Underground

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    Completely devoid of anything resembling a singular plot, the first five minutes is like a trailer for the film followed by a 15 minute car chase that blows any other action scene of late out of the water. The politics of the film are super weird, almost as strange as the camera angles and whiplash editing, and no opportunity for a butt in lingerie goes past Mr. Bay. Still, if you're not prone to seizures brought on from rapid flashes,…