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  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Notorious
  • Love and Death
  • 3-Iron

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  • Haider

    ★★★★

  • Broker

    ★★★

  • Official Competition

    ★★★★

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

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  • Haider

    Haider

    ★★★★

    Tabu makes for a pantheon Gertrude here.

  • Official Competition

    Official Competition

    ★★★★

    Kind of a one-joke film, but it's a good joke with so many excellent variations built around it that I find the whole thing consistently delightful and hilarious to the end. The kind of film that makes me just want to rattle out a list of scenes afterwards(the bet, the rock, Pe masterclass on outkissing); the sequence with all those awards is among the scenes to beat this year, especially when capped off by one of the guys trying out the [redacted] himself.

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  • Wild Reeds

    Wild Reeds

    ★★★★½

    One of the most heartfelt, tender, honest, and sensual (without being explicit) coming-of-age films I have seen. I could have watched this group of people for another hour.

  • Godzilla

    Godzilla

    ★★★★

    It has been much lauded for the homage and respect of the monster's origin and subsequent stories, but for me the monster stuff strongly evokes Spielberg in his spectacle prime. The way the movie reveals tidbits about Godzilla and teases its full appearance really helps build the mystique and grandeur. Each glimpse has thrilling impact, and it builds to one of the most satisfying blockbuster climaxes in recent memory. The director is also smart in how he frames the monsters,…