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  • Barking Dogs Never Bite

    Barking Dogs Never Bite

    ★★★½

    Bong Joon-Ho's first outing may not be he's finest, but it does an excellent job of showcasing his unique genre mashing storytelling abilities. Laying the ground work of all his future work; the dark humour, sudden mood shifts and strong social commentary at its core.

    The film revolves around idle part-time college lector Yun-ju (Sung-jae Lee). His life is filled with problems of all sorts. He is studying to become a full time professor at his university, but due to…

  • Fyre

    Fyre

    ★★½

    There's something beautifully ironic about a documentary about one of the biggest scams of the 21st century, while simultaneously pulling off its own scam.

    Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened is a documentary chronicling the massively failed Fyre Festival. A festival marketed as the next big thing, an exclusive music festival on a remote Bahamian island paradise once owned by infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar featuring the hottest musical acts (Blink 182) and gorgeous models frolicking around in bikinis…

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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I would just like to say that I gain no pleasure from having the contrarian opinion. I mostly go into every film with an open mind and and an optimistic view of enjoyment. So now onto the movie then.

    I know I just said I go in with an open mind, but by God what the hell was that monstrosity of an opening. It makes Step Up look like a masterpiece. Filmed in one take for what reason? It adds…

  • Dr. No

    Dr. No

    ★★★★

    "Bond, James Bond"

    Sean Connery’s first outing and more importantly the very first Bond film. It wowed audiences in the early 60s and more than 50 years later, in 2017, it still wows me.

    There's the iconic gun-barrel titles and the magnificent John Barry arranged Monty Norman theme. But there are a few things missing namely the fancy gadgets, Q, the cold open and no main song over the title credits. Instead we're left with a poor mix of songs…