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  • tick, tick...BOOM!

    ★★

  • Titane

    ★★★

  • The Velvet Underground

    ★★★★

  • Keep Punching: The Present Meets the Past (The Making of ROCKY VS. DRAGO by Sylvester Stallone)

    ★★★★

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  • The Velvet Underground

    The Velvet Underground

    ★★★★

    ”It always bothers me to see people writing ’RIP’ when a person dies. It just feels so insincere and like a cop-out. To me, ’RIP’ is the microwave dinner of posthumous honours” - Lou Reed

    I only really know Velvet Underground as they exist in popular perception, and every time I recognised one of the songs in this documentary it would immediately cut to a member of the band saying that the song in question was their worst-ever, most-soulless work…

  • Keep Punching: The Present Meets the Past (The Making of ROCKY VS. DRAGO by Sylvester Stallone)

    Keep Punching: The Present Meets the Past (The Making of ROCKY VS. DRAGO by Sylvester Stallone)

    ★★★★

    Opens with Stallone looking out on Sunset Boulevard and pontificating with a “Lodda broken dreams out dere…” that comes off as comical until the eulogy continues and you remember and realise that Sylvester Stallone actually lived and knows those dreams. Sly says the opportunity of a director’s cut feels like a chance to go back in time and do your life differently, and it’s fascinating to watch someone in their seventies return to their thirties and make things in the…

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  • MFKZ

    MFKZ

    ★★

    I want the person who wrote the dialogue for this film to be sent to jail

  • The Director and the Jedi

    The Director and the Jedi

    ★★★★★

    This documentary charts Rian Johnson’s one dream: to use a helicopter winch to drop a 25-foot animatronic lactating space cow onto a UNESCO World Heritage Site and make Mark Hamill milk it