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Malcolm & Marie

“You spend your entire life catering to the feelings and the whims of literally everyone but me.” – Marie Malcolm & Marie is a beautifully aesthetic, well acted, and extremely relatable film which demonstrates an in depth character study of a young couple whilst also acting as a voice for Levinson’s feelings towards Hollywood. The […]

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The Wailing (2016)

Na Hong-Jin’s The Wailing (2016) is up there with one of the best horror films I have seen. It was extremely different compared to your standard horror film which usually sticks to one genre, but The Wailing incorporated the supernatural, zombies, and also demonic type horror. However, the main aspect about The Wailing that made […]

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The meaning behind Fight Club

It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything. – Tyler Durden  David Fincher’s 1999 adaptation of Fight Club is one of my favourite films, not just for its fantastic story and great acting, but for its philosophical depth and meaning. The ideas presented within Fight Club evoke a clear influence from […]

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Allied (2016), a short review

A husband would offer his wife a cigarette before lighting his own. – Marianne Beausejour Allied, starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard is a story about a pair of World War 2 operatives who eventually fall in love and get married. However, their love is soon tested by an unforeseen future. 

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5 underrated films you NEED to see

Once were warriors (1994) A story depicting the life and problems of an Urban Maori family living in New Zealand.  “In case you want to know… It’s Jake, Jake the muss” – Jake Heke One of the most heart-breaking and moving films I have ever seen, superb acting, and fantastic story. Don’t miss out on […]

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The Spectacle of Studio Ghibli

Enter the realm of fantasy, a place in which the laws of science have no bounds, where the impossible becomes possible, and where beauty flourishes in its own unique way. Hayao Miyazaki, one of the most talented, mysterious, and inspirational people that have ever existed within the world of animation. Miyazaki’s art knows no limits […]

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Taxi Driver: Existential Genius

“All my life needed was a sense of someplace to go” – Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver Scorsese’s Taxi Driver (1976) is that of a timeless masterpiece. Over 40 years old, but more relevant than ever and arguably the greatest film of the 70’s. In a world where we are afraid to communicate with others, where […]

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The eyes Chico, they never lie.

Scarface must have been one of my true introductions into the world of gangster movies and also into the world of Al Pacino films. The sheer non-apologetic brutality of Scarface highlights it as one of the most important gangster films of all time, well at least for me. One key thing I find crucial as […]