Favorite films

  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Silent Running
  • La Haine
  • We Need to Talk About Kevin

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  • Onibaba

    ★★★★½

  • Chernobyl: Abyss

    ★★

  • It Chapter Two

    ★★★

  • A Prophet

    ★★★★

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  • Toy Story 4

    Toy Story 4

    ★★★★½

    The "Toy Story" franchise became a huge, commercial success with it's first release; not only for it's innovative narrative drive, but also the contextual factor of being the first feature length animation. Now over a decade later, the fourth installment has arrived, and we are greeted to a story based on arrival and change; rivalling it's predecessor "Toy Story 2".

    The first major narrative point to make is that of the opening flashback, highlighting the riddance of Bo-Peep. This was…

  • Rififi

    Rififi

    ★★★★½

    At the height of the French New Wave in cinema came Jules Dassin's "Rififi"; a Film Noir of 1955 which was more taboo by not fitting the specific conventions of the "modern" artistic expressions. Many claim this to be the first major Heist film, with it's predecessors ("Lavender Hill Mob" and "The Great Train Robbery") sealing a smaller, national viewership.

    The major plot lining follows a diverse group of criminals configuring their plan to rob the local jewellery shop; whilst…

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  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★★½

    Stanley Kubrick's The Shining is often involved, when in conversation about the horror or thriller genre. Following a small family that have been gifted the privilege to take care of a hotel during winter, whilst also focusing on personal goals; they soon realise that their is more involved then previously thought of. Much like other pieces of cinema, The Shining is based upon the best selling book by Stephen King. From the very opening establishing shot, Kubrick instantly places us…

  • Seven Samurai

    Seven Samurai

    ★★★★★

    What is there to say except "wow"! Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai follows the story of a small village being attacked by bandits, who them employ seven samurai to help protect the village. Kurosawa's Seven samurai has gone on to not only be classed as a top three film of all time (by numerous sources), but also inspired Hollywood classics, such as The Magnificent Seven. it is not often that the word "perfection" can be thrown about, given that it is…