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  • Psycho

    Psycho

    ★★★★★

    For a while I bumped this one down from being my favorite Hitchcock film but you know what? That’s pure pretension on my part. Psycho may not be his classiest movie but even in the most mediocre moments I’m still having fun and when it’s great I’m having a ball.

    So in my case the battle is over and the dominant personality- the one that prefers this to Vertigo or Shadow of a Doubt- has won.

  • Cabin in the Sky

    Cabin in the Sky

    ★★★½

    The magnificent talent in the all-black cast is a breath of fresh air, enough of a treat that I'll risk it and try to track down that other handful of all-black cast films from the studio days.

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    Holy fuck.

  • Spring

    Spring

    ★★★★

    The best love stories of the past few years have had one foot in romance and the other squarely in the realm of the supernatural.

    With Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive last year exploring how people become interconnected over time as love ripens and matures, and now Spring's examination of the tender, playful, messy intoxication of falling in love and choosing to commit to whatever may be on the other side of the rose-colored beginning, it seems we need monsters…