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Film Student, Freelance Film/TV Writer, Bill Murray Fan. Enamoured with the seventies, coming-of-age films and Russell Hammond.

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  • Almost Famous

    Almost Famous

    ★★★★★

    “Penny, our friend, has gained another year. But long ago she threw it in gear.” Cameron Crowe first details the soulful and selfless side of Penny Lane, the heroine of his 2000 coming-of-age classic, with a poem. “She says she’s retired but we’ve heard it all before. She chose us, in Penny Lane we trust. She is a fan of this band, much more so than us.”

    Loosely based on the director’s own teenage years as a music critic, Almost…

  • Chungking Express

    Chungking Express

    ★★★★★

    Released in 1994 to critical acclaim, Chungking Express consists of two stories told in sequence, each about a love-struck Hong Kong police officer contemplating his relationship with a woman. The first half deals with Cop 223, a distressed and melancholic man, heartbroken about his girlfriend leaving him after five years. Purchasing tins of pineapple with an expiration date of May 1 each day for a month, he rekindles the relationship by the end of that time but soon decides it…

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  • Blades of Glory

    Blades of Glory

    don't think i've ever been this disappointed to learn that owen wilson wasn't playing the blonde dude

  • Saved!

    Saved!

    ★★½

    william miller turned hipster

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  • Almost Famous

    Almost Famous

    ★★★★★

    Cameron Crowe creates a nostalgic atmosphere of the 70’s era and enrols on the failure that rock n’ roll was giving off through the music industry in the year 1973; the breakup of The Beatles, the death of the popular guitarist Jimi Hendrix and The Doors former band member Jim Morrison – along with Janis Joplin and the seclusion of Syd Barrett from Pink Floyd. The music genre that many people adored was going downhill with the many events occurring…

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★½

    this needs a laughing track