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Probably the best silent film I've seen to date. I'm no history buff at the best of times, and the Russian Revolution, and what lead to it, isn't even something that I'd really encountered before. My general lack of interest in films relating to war and similar conflicts, coupled with my past struggles to get invested in even the most acclaimed silent films meant I wasn't even particularly looking forward to watching this one. Imagine my surprise when I found…
Good stuff. Really good stuff. I've liked everything I've seen by Denis Villeneuve to date, and this is no exception. Amy Adams is phenomenal - it's amazing how much emotion she can convey with some heavy breathing. Good story, not too convoluted for what it was - yeah, pretty good all around.
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I wasn't sure if I wanted to watch a film tonight - it had been a long day at work, but seeing a new "thriller" had entered the fray, I couldn't help myself. I didn't expect much, and - give me some credit - I tried to do my due diligence. At 6:46, I tweeted the following:
Has anyone watched Deadly Illusions on Netflix? You have 30 seconds to tell me if it’s shite or not to save me a…
Agathe Rousselle is really good - actually, in fairness, most are really pretty alright in this, but the story didn't really do it for me. There's nothing wrong with this film, but I expected a little more, I guess. While I'm not a huge horror fan, I find body horror to be the most effective facet of the genre when done well, and while it didn't shy away from much here, it also wasn't as prevalent as I had anticipated.…