Robert Barat

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Favorite films

  • The Postman
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • GoodFellas
  • The Conformist

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  • Kimi

    ★★★½

  • After Yang

    ★★½

  • The Verdict

    ★★★½

  • Perfect Blue

    ★★★★

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  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    ★★★★

    3.75 stars; a great blend of wuxia and western action movie conventions, ultimately let down by having to be shoehorned into the Marvel movie formula (an overlong 3rd act, an over-reliance on CGI – albeit less so than in other MCU films, etc.)
    Overall I really enjoyed it, but I expect the series to go downhill as its ending sets up the sequels to have to shoehorn in even more deus ex machina-laden superhero conventions for the purposes of MCU cross-promotion.

  • Murder on the Orient Express

    Murder on the Orient Express

    ★★★★

    A tour de force of costuming, set design, and over the top yet not overly campy acting. I was captivated for the whole duration despite already knowing the ending