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  • Aurora

    Aurora

    ★★★½

    With it...not with it...with it...not with it...

    When it works it’s equally as compelling as it is thought provoking...when it doesn’t it’s equally as dull as it is mind numbing.

    Challenging with few rewards but impeccably staged and nuanced.

  • House of Tolerance

    House of Tolerance

    ★★★★½

    What did I just watch?

    Utterly stupendous...with the best use of the Moody Blues’ Nights in White Satin you’re ever likely to see!

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  • Boyhood

    Boyhood

    ★★★★★

    As a film fan, one of the biggest issues you have to deal with is expectancy. With 'Boyhood' I made the choice to skip it at the cinema and wait for general release. During the intervening months however its been bombarded with all kinds of praise, the kind of adulation usually reserved for true Hollywood classics. When the moment arrived to finally see it I had to keep my expectancy levels very firmly under control. I needn't have bothered though,…

  • Marketa Lazarová

    Marketa Lazarová

    ★★★★★

    You've heard people say "it's a hard film to put into words", I'm guilty of using the phrase too on occasion, so I'm gonna use it here too lol, it's a hard film to put into words, as a result it's more of a rambling than a review...

    When I first saw this movie it was a mere 18 months ago, and my initial thoughts were ones of confusion, wonder, disbelief and elation.

    - Confusion as to the fact that…