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  • Yi Yi
  • Before Sunset
  • Clueless
  • Do the Right Thing

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  • Ghosts of Mars

  • No Time to Die

    ★★★½

  • Spectre

    ★★

  • Skyfall

    ★★★★½

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  • Spectre

    Spectre

    ★★

    the only problem with using every great idea you've ever had for a bond movie the first time you get a chance is if you agree to come back and make a second one, and end up going ahead with stuff like "what if bond and blofeld were brothers for absolutely no reason?"

  • Skyfall

    Skyfall

    ★★★★½

    my favourite bond since goldeneye, and almost certainly the best-looking one since the sixties

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  • I Used to Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story

    I Used to Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story

    ★★★★½

    At one point in this movie Sadia (long-term Backstreet Boys fan) discusses how she finds it necessary to hide her love for the Boys from her friends and co-workers because of how she thinks they will view her, then notes "if it was a rock band that I loved like this, this wouldn't be a problem at all". That is the beating heart of this film - it takes four women who love boybands, treats their love and interest as…

  • Da 5 Bloods

    Da 5 Bloods

    ★★★★½

    Spike firing on all cylinders. Delroy Lindo, as everyone has said, is incredible and the heart of the film, but everybody shines here - Lee is so damn good with big ensembles, and makes you understand and empathise with every character (with one notable exception), even when they do terrible things. And, while a Spike Lee movie having great music is about as surprising as water being wet, I wasn't prepared for how much he would centre the film around the What's Going On album, which is such a perfect way to soundtrack this story.