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  • After the Storm

    After the Storm

    ★★★★

    Absolutely beautiful score.

  • Looking for Eric

    Looking for Eric

    ★★★★

    Some of that ad-libbed dialogue in the background of the postmen scenes made me laugh more than I’ve laughed for some time. So wonderfully Mancunian. Absolutely loved this from start to finish.

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  • 8½

    ★★★★

    My Dad gave me a collection of DVDs of his all time favourite films, and he also wrote a little bit on each DVD. This is what he wrote about Frederico Fellini's '8 1/2'.

    The most 'personal' film I've seen - where the role of the director as an artist was central. A disjointed free-flow of ideas which, as Scorsese said, follows the process of creativity - focusing on film-making within a corporation. The struggle towards creation is right.

    I…

  • I, Daniel Blake

    I, Daniel Blake

    ★★★★½

    The helpless help the hopeless. So artistically discreet that it becomes horrifyingly truthful. And so it should. 100 minutes which have the propositional worth to drive an important change. Tells the tale of one, but the story of millions.