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  • The Queen's Gambit

    The Queen's Gambit

    ★★★★★

    “Chess can be... Beautiful.”

    This was absolutely incredible. Anya Taylor Joy is a delight and has rapidly been becoming one of my favourite actresses and she deserves all of the praise she has been receiving for this. That said, it’s the direction that deserves to be most fondly remembered because this is some of the strongest colour and cinematography work I’ve seen. The way this has been shot, chess matches are made more exciting than a warzone battle to watch.…

  • Mr. Holmes

    Mr. Holmes

    ★★★★

    “I don’t remember...”

    A melancholic reflection on an old mans life as he begins to forget everything, Mr Holmes is likely not the Sherlock people particularly wanted or expected, but for me it’s exactly that which makes all the difference. This was intimate and painful whilst still paying proper homage to the character. Many people when adapting Sherlock go for the legendary intelligence aspect and make him a careless asshole with no specific qualities outside of superiority, it’s been true with…

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