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  • Blade Runner
  • Dreams of a Life
  • La Dolce Vita
  • Videodrome

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  • The Glass Key

    ★★★

  • Ghostbusters: Afterlife

    ★★★½

  • Ghostbusters

    ★★★½

  • Ghostbusters II

    ★★★½

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  • The Glass Key

    The Glass Key

    ★★★

    Noir, based on the 1931 novel by Dashiell Hammett. The scenes between femme fatale Janet Henry (Veronica Lake) and amateur detective Beaumont (Alan Ladd) are flirtatious and enigmatic, in contrast to the fugitive situation in This Gun For Hire (1942).
    Could be compared to a stage play in its presentation, lots of talky scenes, action in short supply. At times, hard to follow due to snappy dialogue and multiple names and plot threads. Well-acted, with a murder mystery, love triangle,…

  • Ghostbusters: Afterlife

    Ghostbusters: Afterlife

    ★★★½

    Would be easy to dismiss as a cynical cash grab, designed to sell merchandise, appealing to a large demographic, because it's without an original bone in its body, if Strangers Things and the first Ghostbusters had a baby.

    However when you have nostalgia for 80s cinema and ghostbusters toys as I do, being in that Spielbergian world is comforting, providing solace and escapism during a troubling pandemic. I admit I enjoyed the ride despite the lack of new ideas. Afterlife…

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  • Minority Report

    Minority Report

    ★★★★

    Recommended by KJ


    Sci-fi action mystery-thriller. I remember when I saw the movie back in 2002 at the cinema a person sitting behind me commented out loud “Spielberg?” during the end credits. I can see where he was coming from as it’s darker than Spielberg’s typically sentimental approach, and could have been directed by another filmmaker.

    A Hitchcockian ‘man on the run’ story set in the year 2054, loosely based on the 1956 short story "The Minority Report" by Philip…

  • Miracle on 34th Street

    Miracle on 34th Street

    ★★★★

    Has a surprising amount of depth for a Christmas themed movie. I like the openness towards alternative thinking, we need more of that in our rigid job market.

    Edmund Gwenn's oscar-winning performance as Kris Kringle oozes with charm, I even accepted that he lost his temper at one point which showed his human side.

    I haven't seen the 1994 remake starring Richard Attenborough.


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