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  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained

    ★★★★½

    My 5 Favourite Filmmakers Working Today -> HERE. I no longer have my kitchen as my background haha so if you like the content but not the aesthetic, check out a more recent video like My Favourite Films (of which Django is absolutely one) -> HERE. New video on my favourite TV shows soon!

    Django Unchained tells the story of a slave (Django) and follows his rise to freedom and badassery. We see Django at the start of the film, traipsing through…

  • The Haunting of Bly Manor

    The Haunting of Bly Manor

    ★★★★

    Was a real slow burn at times but it all pays off by the end. Dani and Jamie’s relationship was easily my favourite part of the show, the child performances were better than expected and Mike Flanagan’s fingerprints are all over it.

    Hardly any jump scares, lots of subtle stuff going on in the background, and the way it was shot was tight. Some really interesting ideas here too which help keep the ghost genre alive (ironically). Genuinely grew to…

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  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse

    ★★★★

    Just want to express my sadness at how overlooked this film has been in terms of Academy Awards recognition.

    I know some films like Uncut Gems, Midsommar and The Farewell didn’t get a single nomination - which I also think is ridiculous - but I really think The Lighthouse deserves to be competing in at least 6 major categories (score, cinematography, actor, supporting actor, director and picture). Possibly even production design, editing and a couple of the smaller sound awards too.…

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    ★★½

    YouTube review

    First let me say this: if you hate everything about this movie, I completely understand, and if you love everything about this movie, I get that too. It’s a mixed bag for sure, but I have to say I lean more towards loving it than hating it.

    The action sequences are well-helmed and that general sense of otherworldly adventure is ever-present. Rey and Kylo’s will-they-won’t-they dynamic is interesting as always and Adam Driver gives a great performance with the…