Harry Tomlin

Harry Tomlin

life's too short for bad films

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  • The Father

    The Father

    ★★★½

    A pure nightmare of a film.

    The writing and structure were both so impressive to immerse the audience in the experience of dementia. The way it unraveled was subtly smart and terrifying. The pacing was great too, felt really short and consistent for a narrative that is so contained.

    I do however think a lot of the success of this film should be credited to the play and not the film adaptation. The story and writing is impressive but the…

  • Four Roads

    Four Roads

    ★★★½

    Such a sweet little film. I'm glad I watched it now that we are coming out of the worst of the pandemic as it felt like a nostalgic loveletter to the first lockdown and all the good that came with it. Love the 16mm and the way it is able to capture a moment. Rahrwacha's poetic Italian voice over is also beautiful.

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  • Sonic the Hedgehog

    Sonic the Hedgehog

    Parasite was fully booked... I'm ashamed to say I have see this on my own on Valentines weekend.

    (Spoiler alert: Sonic Flosses Twice)

  • Judas and the Black Messiah

    Judas and the Black Messiah

    ★★★★

    I am

    a revolutionary.


    A tight, well polished, justified Oscar contender. Daniel Kaluuya carries the film with so much weight and nuance to his character which is a pleasure to watch. The film is well paced, well shot and has a great soundtrack.

    I do feel like it could have gone a bit further though. The form is very linear and spells everything out to the audience. It would have been nice to have been subjected to a similar sense…