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  • The Elephant Man

    The Elephant Man

    ★★★

    Lynch literally makes a film on the centuries-old adage that appearances are deceiving and what comes with the notion of being different - perhaps too different, in regards to the titular character. As asides, you have a rather off-putting but unsurprising assortment of inadequate behaviour from said character's peers, and then, later on, you'd have the milieu dappled in to transport some acceptance towards this guy - perhaps he's not as bad, and perhaps we're being caustically obnoxious in giving…

  • BlacKkKlansman

    BlacKkKlansman

    ★★★½

    Pretty good film Spike but did you really have to put footage from Charlottesville at the end there? A bit extreme and unnecessary imo

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  • Black Swan

    Black Swan

    ★★★★

    It's a hard feat uttering what Black Swan really entails, and there's only so much you can do with a string of words to ascribe to a work of this magnitude. A second time around, and yet I still felt that shudder I felt first-hand. In essence, what Aronofsky dared to cross was a tightrope - framing ballet isn't easy, plus the undertaking of making it such a compelling yarn is admirable - and he does so valiantly; aided by…

  • Annihilation

    Annihilation

    ★½

    Eccentrically shambolic. Tonally scattershot. Abhorrently lit. Actual pseudo-intellectual trash. One of those cases where the film's thematics are way inflated by people and given meanings completely unadjacent to what the director initially presumed. Call this a yarn of the universe in reverse; the loss of identity because of past events or even the tainting effect caused by the presence of mankind and you have a film that's unquestionably hailed as something it is not. Or is it? Who can tell these days...