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  • The Snowman

    The Snowman

    This is film is, at times, downright incoherent, and furthermore. an embarrassment to all involved, especially Michael Fassbender. Rebecca Ferguson comes off here reasonably unscathed, but this film possesses the unique quality of being able to make Michael Fassbender boring.

    I had about a question for every minutes of this film's running time, but the main question is why the serial killer uses snowmen as a motif? It's literally never explained. Truly confounding.

  • Saturday Night Fever

    Saturday Night Fever


    The year 1977 might have been (at least, to me), the greatest year in film history, in terms of quality output. 1977 saw the release of Star Wars, Annie Hall, Suspiria, Eraserhead, Saturday Night Fever, and Stroszek, just to name a few of my very favourites.

    Saturday Night Fever is probably not remembered among the greatest films of 1977, but I unironically love this movie. The film has become a cultural joke since its release forty years ago, but it is so much more than the overly-referenced disposable piece of kitsch that it has become known as.

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  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God

    Aguirre, the Wrath of God


    Aguirre: The Wrath of God is a truly unique experience; one would struggle to find any other film quite like it. With its lack of score creating a eerily calm faux-tranquil atmosphere, the audience is ultimately left with nothing to focus on but the well-written story and the rich dialogue.

    The most similar films are arguably Malick's early works, most notably Badlands and Days of Heaven. Unlike both of these films though, Aguirre is stripped off all the cheap enticements;…

  • Annie Hall

    Annie Hall


    "Woody Allen famously wanted to call it "Anhedonia", the clinical inability to experience happiness—funny for a film that gives us so much pleasure".

    - Cath Clarke, critic for Time Out

    There is no doubt, in my mind, that Annie Hall is the greatest romantic comedy film of all time. However, when I watched Annie Hall for the first some years ago, I remember thinking the film to be somewhat of a non-coherent jumble. Having now watched it again, I still…