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  • Ford v Ferrari

    Ford v Ferrari


    More interested in mythologising the male ego than challenging it, but who cares because CARZ GO FAST. Like Mollie does, we’re supposed to pull up a seat and marvel at this big dick energy and think it’s even adorable. 

    I estimate that around 30 minutes could’ve been shaved off if it didn’t cut to a change of gear every five seconds. And that stupid second in command dude should’ve been called ‘Mr. Obstacle Man’ in the credits because that was…

  • Marriage Story

    Marriage Story


    Having that opening scene and those words replay in my head throughout this film completely drained me of all my tears. 

    So beautifully, devastatingly human. Never takes a side, non-judgemental and always listening. 

    Randy Newman needs to score every film ever too.

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  • The Irishman

    The Irishman


    Still need to do a lot of processing.

    Final 90 minutes or so are simply breathtaking. Mournful, understated and vulnerable. Just leave the door open.

  • The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão

    The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão


    Started my MIFF with a bang. 

    Beautiful and slow, this builds to a very emotional epilogue which completely floored me. 

    There are a few scenes which are note-perfect. One involves a fish tank. I don’t want to talk about what happens (because spoilers), but it is edited in a manner which makes you feel everything from hope to joy to heartbreak. Really impeccable stuff. Uniformly excellent performances, especially Guida.

    Time jumps work wonders in this film too; large space is left…