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  • Irreversible
  • Two Days, One Night
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • The Intouchables

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  • The Flying Deuces

    ★★★★

  • Saps at Sea

    ★★★½

  • Early to Bed

    ★★★

  • Our Relations

    ★★★★½

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  • The Flying Deuces

    The Flying Deuces

    ★★★★

    First time watch: September 2021
    Source: Talking Pictures

    The Flying Deuces is the 1939 comedy directed by A. Edward Sutherland. Starring Stanley Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jean Parker and Reginald Gardiner the story sees two vacationing friends join the Foreign Legion to get over heartbreak.

    How can Stanley go from constantly hitting his head in the same place or eating a chocolates and salt sandwich to beautifully playing the Harp? It's simple comedy that works well, especially if you've become familiar…

  • Saps at Sea

    Saps at Sea

    ★★★½

    Self preservation is the last law of average

    First time watch: September 2021
    Source: Talking Pictures

    Saps at Sea is the 1940 comedy directed by Gordon Douglas. Starring Stanely Laurel, Oliver Hardy and Richard Cramer this is the story of two friends who rent a boat only to find their relaxing break disturbed by a wanted criminal.

    We've had Stan eating a boiled egg before but now Saps at Sea gifts us the experience of him eating a banana! It's…

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  • Soul

    Soul

    ★★★★½

    You can't crush a soul here that's what life on earth is for

    First time watch: December 2020
    Source: Disney+

    Soul is the 2020 Pixar animated feature directed by Peter Doctor and released on Disney+ for Christmas Day. Using a voice cast that includes Jamie Foxx and Tiny Fey this is the story of music teacher Joe Gardner who gets separated from his body and helps trapped soul 22 on a journey back to his former life.

    Pixar are renowned…

  • Brats

    Brats

    ★★★★★

    You can lead a horse to water but a pencil must be led.

    First time watch: September 2021
    Source: Talking Pictures

    Brats is the 1930 comedy short directed by James Parrott. Starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy in dual roles the story sees the friends left in charge of their boys whilst the wives are out.

    An early contender for my favourite Laurel and Hardy short, you can't go wrong with them playing the role of children. Amongst their childish…