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  • Shaft's Big Score!

    Shaft's Big Score!

    ★★★

    The year was 1972 and MGM dives right in to producing more Shaft, Gordon Parks and Richard Roundtree are back for more.

    Shaft’s fuck session is interrupted by a Call from his old friend Cal Ashby. After a 20 minute driving session to the new Shaft music he arrives at Cal’s to find a bomb went off, and oops all the money's gone. Why did it take 20 minutes, was the intro in real time?

    No Issac Hayes? That's gonna…

  • Catwoman

    Catwoman

    ★★★★★

    As far as I'm concerned this is the only Puurr-fect superhero movie. Destine for cult status by the end of this decade.

    People often dismiss this as a bad movie but it is exactly how a superhero movie should be made. This thing is infinitely more watchable than Batman Vs Superman. This is pure art.

    - Origin story explained in the opening credits. Great always do that.

    - Director "Pitof" read the first paragraph of the Wikipedia went "Cat. Woman.…

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  • Wake in Fright

    Wake in Fright

    ★★★★

    One of the great binge drinking and kangaroo hunting flicks.

  • Yesterday

    Yesterday

    ★★

    Not Boyles best work, but a perfectly serviceable sci-fi romance with a Beatles backdrop. I'm perfectly fine with a mysterious "what if" I just don't think the script knows what to do with it. Not a movie with many challenges, or consequences but certainly attempts to tackle the pitfalls of fame. It doesn't really succeed, as it takes such a simple route of "these songs are so good you'll just become famous" instead of an exploration of what made those…

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  • Arrival

    Arrival

    ★★★★★

    The ghosts of Stanley Kubrick and Michael Crichton have inhabited Denis Villeneuve's body.

  • Titanic

    Titanic

    ★★★

    Watched this for the first time as GOD intended, on two VHS tapes.