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  • The Hunt for Red October

    The Hunt for Red October

    ★★★★

    “Most things in here don’t react too well to bullets.”

    I’m now fluent in Connery Russian.

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    Lawrence of Arabia

    ★★★★★

    “My mother mated with a scorpion.”

    That last 30 minutes was a little boring for me but it does effectively demonstrate the psychological impact that the war has dealt to Lawrence. 

    This is a majestic film and even given its long long long runtime it doesn’t feel very long. The pacing of the first 2 hours feels like a good 1 hour film (I genuinely had to press the display button to understand how far through the film I was…

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  • Up

    Up

    ★★★★★

    “Now we’re going to walk to the falls quickly and quietly with no rap music or flash dancing.”

    I didn’t realise Carl said that line and it made me laugh a lot. Like it feels random but I guess old people don’t like flash dancing or rap. 

    Oh yeah and this is another perfect film by Pixar.

  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    ★★★★

    “You might be demonstrating a failure to show appreciation.”

    Is it poetic that the audience is probably a nurse who is just hearing more stories about the lives of old people? 

    Also I don’t like De Niro’s contacts. CGI him young all you want, I don’t care, just get better contact lenses.