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  • Annihilation



    The last two films I’ve watched (Annihilation and Black Panther) I’ve rated 3. Not entirely accurate, as I feel both films walk the line of being either two stars or four stars. Moments and scenes of brilliance, unfortunately strung together by plots that are now templated and broken down by excellent YouTube channels such as Lessons from the Screenplay, Every Frame a Painting and many more. 

    What I felt Annihilation, or rather, what I wanted Annihilation and director-write Alex Garland…

  • Arrival



    Rewatched. Such a brilliant film.

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  • 50/50



    First things first: f@!k cancer.

    As someone who has come to terms with the idea (or is it fact?) that cancer is a real possibility to myself, and whose loved ones and friends have been directly affected by it, both for the bad and for the worst, this film was both one I was excited to see, but also dreaded to see.

    The cast drew me in first of course: Seth Rogen, the ever-excellent Joseph Gordon-Leavitt, Anna Kendrick (who was…

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I f@#kin' loved it. As much as I did Blade Runner 2049. Two different visions of the future — one much more grounded in our world, and the other in a galaxy far, far away.

    Yet, one is much more of a human film, whilst the other is concerned with technology at large. Can you guess to which I refer?

    Trick question. Both.

    It's the first Star Wars film without a proper cliffhanger or continuation. In fact, I felt as…