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  • The Big Lebowski
  • La La Land
  • Inherent Vice
  • Call Me by Your Name

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  • Crimes of Passion

    ★★★★

  • La Chinoise

    ★★★½

  • Caché

    ★★★★

  • Almost Famous

    ★★★★½

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  • The Band Wagon

    The Band Wagon

    ★★★★½

    Really good until it dives into the concluding noir sequence - immediately bumped this from a four star to a four and a half. Kind of akin to how good The Lady from Shanghai is until the famous mirror sequence helps it find another level. So many memorable, colourful shots and so glad to finally break my Fred Astaire duck, especially with something this good.

  • Evil Dead

    Evil Dead

    ★★★

    Not a patch on the original but I dig the gore and the storm sirens during the final showdown

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  • Aladdin

    Aladdin

    ★★½

    Was never a massive fan of the original, but I was hoping that a Guy Ritchie helmed reboot might change my views on Aladdin. Sadly this was not the case.

    Will Smith was revelatory as Genie, truly a perfect fit, but everything else just felt a bit meh. Big brash effects can sometimes do wonders for a film, but Aladdin felt too paint by numbers in its story for me. I know it's a reboot, but I hoped the story…

  • It Chapter Two

    It Chapter Two

    ★★★★

    Despite being a different film in many ways, It Chapter Two equals its predecessor. Going into this I was worried about the nearly 3 hour runtime but this zipped by.

    The juggling of the individual backstories of the Losers is paced and written very well, and the performances are fantastic, especially those of Bill Hader, James Ransome, and Bill Skarsgård. Hader and Ransome bounce off each other particularly well and Skarsgård excels once more as Pennywise. If anything I would've…