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  • Bone Tomahawk

    Bone Tomahawk

    ★★★★

    After the broiling brilliance of Brawl in Cell Block 99, I was looking forward immensely to getting around to Craig S. Zahler's other two films. This time around it was Bone Tomahawk, Zahler's debut feature and a thrillingly gritty Western that stands as one of the best in the genre of the decade, if not the century. The characterisation is efficient but terrific, and you care immensely for each and every one of the protagonists. Kurt Russell embodies the dutiful…

  • The Bridge on the River Kwai

    The Bridge on the River Kwai

    ★★★★★

    There are a few films out there with titles that make it seem that they could only be classics. Citizen Kane is one, Jaws is another. The Bridge on the River Kwai is to the point, it tells you where we are, and what the entire film shall evolve around. It's a simple, memorable title, and David Lean's 1957 epic is indeed a classic, in every sense of the word.

    I'd be surprised if anyone told me that they didn't…

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  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★

    As well as wrapping up the first overarching narrative of the MCU, Avengers: Endgame is also probably the best acted, most entertaining film in the series. Although the false sentiment of an "end" is rather annoying (after all, Spider-Man: Far From Home is coming out pretty soon), I had a great time seeing this opening night in the cinema and I'll definitely be rewatching it before too long.

    The familiar faces are all typically commendable, with Robert Downey Jr., Chris…

  • Before Sunrise

    Before Sunrise

    ★★★★★

    Watched as the 'B' entry for SUPER_CANNES/Rob's Alphabet Club.

    I am nothing less than utterly, completely, so happily blown away. Richard Linklater's 1995 film, Before Sunrise, tells the story of Jesse and Celine, two lost souls who meet by happenstance and spend a night together exploring Vienna, themselves and each other.

    Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy are transcendental in the leading roles. Their chemistry was simply unbelievable to watch and their conversations, mostly written by the two actors themselves, are…