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  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    ★★★½

    MY 2000th FILM LOG.

    Saying I'm torn would be an understatement. Once Upon A Time in Hollywood is not just directed by Quentin Tarantino, one of my personal all-time favourite directors, it's easily the film I had the highest on my most anticipated list for 2019. Carrying those expectations on my shoulders might have set my standards a bit too high from what I was realistically getting into. Because if there's one thing this movie was, it was unexpected.

    Once…

  • Oldboy

    Oldboy

    ★★★★★

    Had the genuine pleasure of seeing this on the big screen the other night, and it was even more of a classic than I once remember it being. Oldboy is a dark, sadistic, twisted & unsettling take on the standard formulaic revenge story we're so used to seeing these days.

    Park Chan-wook doesn't just deliver here, he spoils us. SPOILS US.

    Everything about Oldboy screams 'classic' to me. Chan-wook doesn't just simply create a story meant to shock you to your…

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  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco

    The Last Black Man in San Francisco

    ★★★★½

    I've never been to San Francisco. Tonight however, Joe Talbot took me there on a journey I don't intend on forgetting anytime soon.

    The Last Black Man in San Francisco is about many things; brotherhood, friendship, legacy, history, belonging, a glance at real-world crisis'

    But more than anything?

    It's about community. In the case of Joe Talbot's directorial debut, a community shifting forward whilst leaving many behind in its path.

    It's a narrative anyone can relate to. This is simply…

  • From Dusk Till Dawn

    From Dusk Till Dawn

    ★★★

    It's quite alarming just how well Quentin Tarantino portrays a registered sex offender.

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  • Invader ZIM: Enter the Florpus

    Invader ZIM: Enter the Florpus

    ★★★★

    Zim: You're ugly when you lie, Dib!
    Dib: I'm not lying!
    Zim: Then why are you ugly?

    Who would have thought that an Invader ZIM movie would be one of the best things to be released in 2019?

    It's not just gut-wrechingly funny, beautifully animated & supremely stupid, this threw me back to my teen years in the best way possible.

    This made me happy, and that's all I really wanted. Never have I needed a movie more.

  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    ★★★½

    I know what you're going to say, I can hear it already.

    'Underdeveloped characters'

    'Stupid character motivations'

    'Terrible dialogue'

    'Silly plot elements that are way too over-the-top'

    'Everything is far too excessive'

    'Why is there so much CGI?'

    Well kids, welcome to your first Toho Godzilla movie!

    Godzilla: King of Monsters is basically the classic Toho films that inspired this epic creature coming back to life infront of our very eyes. As a long-time fan of those films, I couldn't…