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  • Django Unchained
  • There Will Be Blood
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Drive

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  • The Breaker Upperers

    ★★★★½

  • Pearl

    ★★★★★

  • Decision to Leave

    ★★★★

  • Whina

    ★★★

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  • The Breaker Upperers

    The Breaker Upperers

    ★★★★½

    Delightfully silly. Plenty of quick kiwi wit and uncomfortably hilarious moments. I loved this.

  • Pearl

    Pearl

    ★★★★★

    I loved this! Spooky and unsettling. Tragic but whimsical. Like a sinister and horny cross between Joker and The Wizard of Oz.

    Mia Goth is a STAR. Her 7(?!) minute long monologue was incredible, and the credit-roll shot was soooo good.

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  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★½

    Ehhh... pretty underwhelming despite all the polarized opinions and controversy.

    Good stuff:
    - Joaquin Phoenix is amazing (as he always is)
    - The cinematography is excellent
    - The score/soundtrack are pretty good too

    Not good stuff:
    - Borrows heavily from other films. Not bad in itself, but it doesn't know what to do with any of it nor does it have anything of substance to add.

    - Disjointed themes and plot threads. The class war and Arthur's personal journey were…

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★★

    FUCK YES. This is why I love cinema.

    Endgame was:

    1) Quite different to what I expected?
    2) A fucking M A S T E R P I E C E

    Probably the biggest film event... ever? Really, in many ways this feels more like an event than a film, and that puts it in a league of its own. And somehow they still managed to live up to the hype.

    Also perhaps the best cinema-going experience of my life, with everyone cheering and hollering at all the right moments.

    I loved every minute.