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  • Brexit: The Uncivil War

    Brexit: The Uncivil War

    ★★★

    There was a chance I was going to just be annoyed by this but I quite liked it. Whether now was the right time to make it or not is an entirely different question and I don't know the answer. It's another reminder that whatever you think of the people or politics, changes need to be made to how things are done. Those who are smart enough to recognise that are likely to come out on top.

  • Mom and Dad

    Mom and Dad

    ★★★

    Weird to think this isn't the strangest Nicolas Cage made this year. I enjoyed this a lot but it did feel unfinished and I wish the main film had some more of the style of the opening credits.

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  • The Falling

    The Falling

    ★★★★½

    Hooked from the start and completely engrossed by every single minute. A film that defies genre and expectations, where it feels like absolutely anything could happen and still manages to shock and surprise. Every scene is beautifully shot and perhaps sounds even better. It's not just the songs but the sound design that has a real impact, the scene with the therapists really stands out.

    From the audience reaction I know it's not a film for everybody but I can't…

  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★½

    It's not too early to claim this is one of the best films of 2019. At times it feels as refreshingly original as something like Spiderverse. Other moments are incredibly funny, completely ridiculous, full of intrigue or just surprisingly tender; sometimes it feels like all of the above are happening at once. If I had one complaint it would be that it does feel slightly too long but I think that about practically everything.