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  • Me Before You

    Me Before You

    ½

    ✨A film so hateful should never be seen or have been made.✨

    The beautiful, but most importantly very rich Will (Sam Claflin) should never have had an accident. He was such a perfect guy! "What's the point of being rich and beautiful if you can't even ski?"! is the basic premise of this film.

    Even worse, what's the point of finding a young, slightly basic middle-class girl to whom you can mansplain everything about art cinema, and who is ready…

  • The Virgin Suicides

    The Virgin Suicides

    ★★★★

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

    What is now most iconic about Sofia Coppola’s THE VIRGIN SUICIDES is the predominant colour in the Lisbon girls’ bedrooms: the pale pink on their walls, lipsticks and knickers has even gotten its own name, ‘millennial pink,’ possibly revealing the aesthetic impact this film has had on a whole generation of filmgoers. But what gets forgotten in this superficial praise –countless fashion shoots have taken cues from the close-up on Kirsten Dunst lying on a grassy football field in her…