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  • Barry Lyndon
  • Queen Margot
  • Under the Skin
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  • Carnival of Souls

    ★★★★★

  • Captain Marvel

  • Marianne and Juliane

    ★★★★½

  • 12 Years a Slave

    ★★★★½

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  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★★

    I really loved this film. Something about Rachel Weiss in it is just so powerful. Of course the whole main cast is incredible, but for me it is her character who carries the narrative. Queen Anne was manipulated mercilessly by her, but she was also a manipulator herself, just a less calculated one. Emma Stone’s (at first fairly relatable and ordinary) character, Abigail, brings the viewer into the extreme and decadent, yet sickly and troubled life of the bourgeoise royalty…

  • Midsommar

    Midsommar

    ★★★★½

    Another chilling work from Aster, who relishes in the writhing of his audience and characters. The camera waits and watches the main cast’s every move like a predator throughout and you just know that something bad will happen despite the extremely beautiful cinematography and bleached out colour-palette.
    The character of Dani is a dark and very real representation of manifesting trauma, and the surreal and horrific situation Aster thrusts her into only exemplifies this. I would say that the film…