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  • Bleeder

    Bleeder

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    The Third Summer of Scam

    World Tour 2021

    Nicolas Winding Refn's last couple of films have been so embarrassing that it's worth being reminded that he still deserves some good faith for his Danish stuff.

    Except for Bleeder. It's a muddle, especially in the moments where it bizarrely sides with black comedy. These are congregated near the start of this film, although I have to wonder why they were there at all - as amusing at it was listening to…

  • Ferry

    Ferry

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    The Third Summer of Scam

    World Tour 2021

    Films Not By Men 2021

    I had my head turned by this last night when I noticed it had been added to Netflix and had hopes that one of the crime films they released yesterday would be good.

    It's considerably better than The Woman in the Window but Ferry's still not very good. Quite boring, with not a great deal happening and when stuff does happen you've seen it all before. Apparently this is a prequel to a TV series these characters feature in so at least this has warned me off watching that.

    Elise Schaap innocent.

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  • Trainspotting

    Trainspotting

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    Choose Letterboxd. Choose films. Choose downloading the app. Choose paying money for a membership just so you don’t have to see some fucker adding 500 films to their watchlist. Choose following a few thousand people and then never reading a fucking word they say. Choose writing β€œRead the full review on my website!” knowing full well no cunt is ever going to follow that link. Choose asking Sally Jane Black to watch Rogue Nation and then seeing her do a…

  • Life

    Life

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    It's fine.

    The plot is fine.

    The special effects are fine.

    The music is fine.

    The direction is fine.

    The cinematography is fine.

    The pacing is fine.

    The acting is fine.

    The alien is fine.

    The deaths are fine.

    The beginning is fine.

    The middle is fine.

    The ending is fine.

    It's just, very, fine.

    Fine?

    Fine.