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  • HyperNormalisation

    HyperNormalisation

    ★★★

    A general writeup here because I feel the same about all of Adam Curtis’s work. Basically, He is an ingenious editor and I agree with him as far as the point that technocratic fantasy has led us to hell in a handbasket and that we have offered no real solutions to combat this capitalist nightmare. However, I also find his detached approach to contribute to the problem rather than a potential solution and some of his methods to be rather…

  • Morning Glory

    Morning Glory

    ★★★★★

    I really don’t have anything of substance to write about other than to say this is a perfect romantic comedy with a charming cast and that Rachel McAdams is just breathtaking in this film (of course, she’s breathtaking in every film she’s in even the bad ones but there’s just something about her here). Maybe I’m being overly generous with my five on this but goddamn it I love a good feel-good film too!

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  • The Iron Giant

    The Iron Giant

    ★★★★★

    One day, I will write a more in-depth account of this film and my relationship with it throughout the years but for now all I will say is that this film is beautiful and a masterpiece. “You are who you choose to be SUPERMAN.”

  • Titus

    Titus

    ★★★★★

    In my very humble opinion, this is the best Shakespeare adaptation of the last thirty or so years save for maybe Kenneth Branagh's 1996 Hamlet. The cast is excellent, the soundtrack is gloriously garish, bombastic and eclectic and quite possibly Goldenthal's best, and the story is at once ludicrous and sobering and remains highly relevant in today's active and tragic lifestyles. Not to mention that the visual aesthetic and production design are absolutely to die for here and Julie Taymor…