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  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • No Country for Old Men
  • From Russia with Love

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  • Knives Out

    ★★★

  • Manhattan Murder Mystery

    ★★½

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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  • Knives Out

    Knives Out

    ★★★

    (I can't believe I only watched four films in 2022! Ridiculous. Perhaps I'll do better this year).

    This film was good fun, with a strong cast, good humour, and an entertaining enough story to follow that was a little quirky. Nice. Wouldn't want to watch it again, though.

  • Manhattan Murder Mystery

    Manhattan Murder Mystery

    ★★½

    I thought this was a pretty decent film with some funny parts (although I didn't laugh as much as my viewing partners).

    Although I knew it was released and set it the early 90s, part of me kept feeling like it must've been set earlier than that. The world was just so different without pervasive computers and mobile phones.

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  • Red Obsession

    Red Obsession

    ★½

    I like wine. That's about it.

  • 63 Up

    63 Up

    I still can't bring myself to rate the individual instalments, but I certainly give the series an emphatic A+++ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 stars 10/10, would watch again. I thoroughly recommend it to anyone with a brain or heart.

    This one felt particularly reflective. I suspect that Apted's own ill-health encouraged him to be more direct in his interviewing this time. For example, he explicitly asked each participant how much of their current selves they see in their seven year old selves.…