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  • My Own Private Idaho
  • To Die For
  • Drugstore Cowboy
  • Gerry

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  • Everybody's Talking About Jamie

    ★★★★

  • Death of a Salesman

    ★★★★★

  • Annabelle: Creation

    ★★★

  • Annabelle

    ★★★½

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  • Everybody's Talking About Jamie

    Everybody's Talking About Jamie

    ★★★★

    Totally enjoyable musical adaptation of the British stage show with enthusiastic performances, including a smash, star-making central role for Max Harwood as Jamie New, wannabee drag artist, and 11th year high schooler who has a wonderfully supportive mum and, let's say, an unenthusiastic dad who has fled the family home.
    The 'show-tune' style songs are terrific, the young actors and actresses are wonderful and the spirit and theme all ram home a very positive pride message with a moving bit…

  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman

    ★★★★★

    A terrific adaptation of Arthur Miller's classic play with Dustin Hoffman acting the living shit out of Willy Loman

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  • A Hidden Life

    A Hidden Life

    ★★★★★

    As others are stating, this has Malick's most cohesive narrative since Badlands and even parts of The Thin Red Line.
    However, it still exhibits at least some of the dream-like voice-over, jump cuts, gorgeous cinematography and music cues of much of his post The New World work.
    The plot itself is a real heartbreaker, intense, anger-inducing and beautifully acted by a superb and mostly unknown cast.
    Call me a convert all over again because this is pure gold cinema at its finest and most lyrical.

  • A Single Man

    A Single Man

    ★★★★★

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

    Utterly stunning directorial debut from designer Tom Ford which comes off like the work of a seasoned pro.
    Working from his own adaptation (with David Scearce) of the novel by Christopher Isherwood, Ford elicits terrific performances from Julianne Moore and Nicholas Hoult as well as a riveting turn from Colin Firth in the title role as a tightly wound lecturer planning suicide after the death of his lover (Matthew Goode).
    The scene where Firth is on the phone to his…