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  • Paddington
  • Bambi
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day
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  • This Is Spinal Tap

    ★★★★★

  • October (Ten Days that Shook the World)

    ★★★★

  • Groot's First Steps

    ★★★

  • The Prince of Egypt

    ★★★★

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  • This Is Spinal Tap

    This Is Spinal Tap

    ★★★★★

    I can’t remember when I first discovered This is Spinal Tap, but after numerous rewatches it still holds up as one of the funniest movies I know of. This has such a wide range of jokes, from witty dialogue to visual gags but what makes this such a persistent classic is that it’s more than just jokes. As a mockumentary, this is phenomenal, with editing and interviews so well-crafted that you’d be forgiven for forgetting that this is fake.

    It’s…

  • October (Ten Days that Shook the World)

    October (Ten Days that Shook the World)

    ★★★★

    “A large-scale view on the events of 1917 in Russia” reads the plot summary on imdb and yeah, talk about large scale. October (Ten Days that Shook the World), or Октябрь is a historical epic in every sense of the world, with a massive visual language. Sergei Eisenstein and Grigori Aleksandrov employ a width of cinematic techniques, using numerous extras, explosive scenery and powerful images of ancient statues overlooking the events. The editing is rapid, often reaching an intense sense…

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★½

    “We didn’t do anything”
    “Then who killed the world?”

    From the moment that Mad Max: Fury Road started, I couldn’t stop smiling. I sat through the entire first half of the movie with a giant smile on my face and partially even laughter, but by the end of the movie I had experienced both tears and gotten my mind blown to smithereens. George Miller’s fourth Mad Max movie is an action masterpiece, it packs in a superb soundtrack and so…

  • Jaws

    Jaws

    ★★★★★

    “I'm not going to waste my time arguing with a man who's lining up to be a hot lunch”

    Yesterday, I saw Jaws for the umptieth time and it struck me that it was not only a perfect movie, but also a perfect viewing.

    I don't exactly know why, but to watch Steven Spielberg's breakthrough yesterday was such a perfect fit. The pleasant breeze of the summer have just started to crawl in and the last few days have meant…