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  • My Neighbors the Yamadas

    My Neighbors the Yamadas

    ★★★★

    And so we bear witness to the chronicles of a middle-class Japanese family in Haiku form; small vignettes of day to day life that might at first seem to float about like a feather in a breeze, yet collectively form a beautiful portrait of the life we all live and breathe daily, in all its mundanity, whimsy and beauty.

    Whilst family life might have evolved somewhat from the era of Ozu, the core remains the same; that love makes everything…

  • Yellow Submarine

    Yellow Submarine

    ★★★½

    It’s a trippy headf#@k to look at, but at the end of the day, you are really only waiting for the next song throughout.

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  • Blue Is the Warmest Color

    Blue Is the Warmest Color

    ★★★★½

    My poetic ode to a film that is so painfully honest, so beautifully raw, so hypnotic and captivating, so boldly passionate and stars two of the most beguiling actresses I have seen on screen for quite some time:

    Like the turn of seasons
    Fire dances its tune
    Sometimes in radiance
    A scorched crimson glow
    Sometimes in passion
    A bold amber hue
    Even in bitter winds
    The flame never dies
    For in all of its colours
    The warmest is blue

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    Inside Llewyn Davis

    ★★★★★

    ''If it was never new, and it never gets old, then it's a folk song.''

    Well haven't we all been waiting a long time for the brothers Coen to inject their brand of special into the atmosphere again, and with the stage set for something as intimate as the music on show, I can only say that Inside Llewyn Davis was worth the 3 year wait.

    It has been said that The Coen's love to torture their protagonists (which they…