Favorite films

  • Children of Men
  • Cloud Atlas
  • Brief Encounter
  • Night of the Eagle

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  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    ★★★½

  • Little Women

    ★★★★½

  • Doctor Sleep

    ★★★½

  • Belladonna of Sadness

    ★★★★

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  • Eternals

    Eternals

    ★½

    I'd honestly even choose Joss Whedon's Justice League over this flat, pointless, vacuum of a film.

  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★

    Dune is visually magnificent and I was at times entirely immersed in a world so masterfully bought to life and extenuated with a stunningly ominous score from Zimmer. If it wasn't for the now tired heroes journey/white saviour narrative trope, it would have scored even higher for me. However, I've heard the book apparently preaches the opposite so remain open (and cautiously excited) to see where we're taken next.

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  • Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

    Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

    ★★★★★

    I don't quite know where to begin with writing about this documentary. I took the advice of a fellow Letterboxer and went in to it blind, but aware that it was likely to be quite an unsettling and emotional ride. What an understatement. I have never felt such pain or anger at a real experience that wasn't my own. The minor technical qualms I had at the start of the film were soon completely overshadowed by the sheer power of…

  • Looper

    Looper

    ★★★★

    Has the emotional impact Inception so desperately needed.
    Real substance over (some fabulous) style.