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  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    ★★★★

  • Office Space

    ★★★★

  • The Hunt

    ★★★★½

  • Another Round

    ★★★★½

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  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    Once Upon a Time in the West

    ★★★★

    Of the Leones I've seen this was actually my least favourite, thanks to a weaker pacing than the others (even more egregious next to the much long Ugly and America). But this is still Leone so there's still lots of thrills, great directing and glorious Ennio score. The MVP here though is easily Henry Fonda playing wildly against type and succeeding marvellously. Overall not the best Sergio's done but still an essential watch.

  • Office Space

    Office Space

    ★★★★

    Maybe it's because I'm a white collar worker but I found this one both hilarious and slightly tragic in how true to life it was. You don't need to work in an office to enjoy it but it *certainly* helps. Gary Cole and Stephen Root, who portray two of the most annoying office stereotypes, are the MVPs.

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  • Another Round

    Another Round

    ★★★★½

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

    The trailers made me expect an uplifting comedy drama about finding yourself again. This is not that. Whilst there's plenty of very witty moments in the script, this is a drama first and foremost. And it doesn't shy away from the tragedy of the premise. Yes, they made their lives better in some respects but they became functional alcoholics to do so. And whilst the uplifting parts are superb, it's the harder hitting drama elements that elevate this film up.…

  • The Hunt

    The Hunt

    ★★★★½

    Oh God. Poor, poor Mads Mikkelsen.