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  • Staying Vertical

    Staying Vertical


    Perhaps the best statement on counter culture to not actually be about counter culture. "Just keep standing, don't even slouch"

  • Decalogue VIII.

    Decalogue VIII.


    The contortions of guilt

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  • Whiplash



    Terrific acting. The script, though, is a little thin. The notion that great art is born of punching the hopeful till they become great is a little outdated, even if its indictment of the you tried pedagogy hold true.

  • Naked



    David Thewlis rants himself into legend. A phrase I shamelessly stole from the Will Self interview with Mike Leigh. Naked is a film about a new sort of Hercules, set out upon a world that hates him on a mission to show the world itself. It's a slog, a loathsome, odious slog through the dregs of London, but in the end it feels as if some essential truth about hypocrisy has risen out of the chaos, one about the very nature of post Thatcher Britain. A nature that the film argues is unsustainable.