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  • Céline and Julie Go Boating
  • Children of Paradise
  • Harold and Maude
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  • Willow

    ★★★

  • Eternals

    ★★½

  • Giants and Toys

    ★★★★

  • Evolution

    ★★★½

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  • Willow

    Willow

    ★★★

    Warwick Davis is fine as Willow, everyone else is okay but it feels like someone was told the plot of Lord of the Rings in a half hour meeting, shown a couple of Alan Lee paintings and told - give me something like this but don't infringe too many copyrights.

    I'm not convinced either Lucas or Howard actually understand the fantasy genre. It does have its moments but no real sense of wonder (now that the morphing scene is old hat.)

  • Eternals

    Eternals

    ★★½

    Watched over a series of nights as it was all one tone. I was wondering if the MCU would produce a film that's all special effects no real content and Eternals seems to be it. Complete waste of Chloe Zhou, Barry Keoghan and three of the most beautiful actresses working today - Gemma Chan, Angelique Jolie and Selma Hayek but kudos for the first gay kiss in the MCU, using a deaf actor to play a deaf character and having…

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  • Richard III

    Richard III

    ★★★★½

    Ian McKellen gives us an early insight into a Trump presidency

  • The Endless

    The Endless

    ★★★★½

    Moorhead and Benson have done it again. Cosmic horror on a slasher budget but more than that M&B have shown (as they did in Spring) the allure of the unknown or the incomprehensible.

    There was a small scene in this that made me blow a neuron.

    They are two of the most interesting directors working in the horror field today and I eagerly await their next production as they have only exceeded expectations with each new film.