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  • Fargo
  • In the Mood for Love
  • High and Low
  • Tampopo

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  • Annette

    ★★★★

  • Philomena

    ★★★½

  • Pig

    ★★½

  • Finding Vivian Maier

    ★★

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  • Annette

    Annette

    ★★★★

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

    Really entertaining, a lot of catchy tunes and a couple of reeeaally good musical numbers (Adam Driver getting booed off stage and the composer's monologue song were both highlights). Maybe a bit too long, and very formulaic - it almost takes an interesting detour half way through but that turns out to be a dream.

    Loved the doll baby and especially when it was drone lifted into the stadium

  • Philomena

    Philomena

    ★★★½

    Managed to avoid the major plot details of this one so found it pretty gripping and surprising. Great performances, a little cosy but mostly in a nice way.

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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★½

    Third time round...

    Might be my favourite viewing of this film, new details keep becoming apparent (one that stuck in my mind this time was the shot of Mr Park's lap dogs running to greet him cutting to the housekeeper running to greet him) and the film as a whole felt more coherent when viewed with less mega-hype behind it

    The scene that is still the most effective to me is the flooding scene, it could be extracted from the…

  • Tampopo

    Tampopo

    ★★★★★

    Absolutely legendary, has everything anyone could ever want from a film and puts a big old grin on my face