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  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    ★★★★★

    “The Terminator films are not really about the human race getting killed off by future machines. They’re about us losing touch with our humanity and becoming machines, which allows us to kill and brutalize each other. Cops think of all non-cops as less than they are, stupid, weak, and evil, they dehumanize the people they are sworn to protect and desensitize themselves in order to do that job.”

    - James Cameron

    The year is 1991. The police assault of Rodney…

  • Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

    Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    A lot of people over the years have asked me why I like the Star Wars Prequels so much. What started out as some cursory thoughts and feelings turned into a bit of an essay, and I’m going to go in depth to explain the meaning I take from these movies. Mainly focusing on Revenge of the Sith, which is my personal favourite film of all time.

    “My introduction to Kurosawa’s films was very powerful because it happened in film…

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  • Dave Chappelle: The Closer

    Dave Chappelle: The Closer

    "Apparently they dragged me on twitter. I don't give a fuck because Twitter is not a real place."

    Chappelle is probably my favourite living comedian so I'll acknowledge there's some bias in my thoughts.

    I watched this twice to make sure I wasn't missing anything (and also because it's hilarious) but I still don't get what has people so incensed? The discourse around is pretty reactionary and largely based on headlines and out of context quotes. Watch it and make…

  • Black Widow

    Black Widow

    Sadly this was first Marvel film I haven't had the chance to see in cinemas thanks to lockdown.

    There's a lot of memorable stuff here and some darker content than I was anticipating. The opening sequence was really thrilling and the credits that followed were genuinely striking in how grim they were. Also loved the scene were to get around pheromone programming that prevents her from attacking someone (??) she breaks her nose against a table and just wails on…

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