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  • Night Stalker: The Hunt For a Serial Killer

    Night Stalker: The Hunt For a Serial Killer

    ★★

    Another day, another underwhelming Netflix production.

    I had heard good things online about this one so went in with pretty high hopes, thinking perhaps we'd be getting a true-crime equivalent of their outstanding film, Cheer.

    Nope. Just another paint by numbers true-crime doc.

    Sure, this one's got a bit more flashy style to it, but I found it to be a completely empty experience. I couldn't quite put my finger on what I didn't like until we got to the…

  • The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

    The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

    ★★

    I'm incredibly torn about this one. On the one hand, I loved the first half so much. I was laughing uproariously. But then the second half felt baggy, long, and repetitive, and kind of lost me (though I'll admit I watched this on a night where I was incredibly restless and couldn't decide what to watch and finally settled on this).

    Driver and Pryce are magnificent. I've been saying for a while now that Driver is truly a phenomenal talent…

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  • Heima

    Heima

    ★★★½

    A beautiful, lyrical documentary, Heima looks at the band Sigur Rós and their series of free concerts held across their native Iceland.

    Featuring some of the most beautiful cinematography I've seen in ages, Heima is unlike any film I've seen before. Alternating between interviews with members of the band, concert footage, and images from across Iceland it is a film of juxtapositions. The images are on par with the stunning images seen in Planet Earth or Baraka. Accompanied by the…

  • Jurassic Park

    Jurassic Park

    ★★★★★

    Last night I saw Jurassic Park for the first time.

    No, you read that right. The first time. I'll give you a moment to absorb that...

    Somehow I had gone through my whole childhood and never saw this film. And by the time I was old enough to realize what a mistake I had made I decided I probably shouldn't bother. After all, there's no way it can live up to the reviews of my peers who saw it as…