Oly Overbury

Oly Overbury

Im like Kubrick with two bricks and hoes on the strip

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  • Unforgiven

    Unforgiven

    ★★★★½

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

    A deceptively clever deconstruction and reinterpretation of the Western. It's a story that, taken at face value, could be seen as typical of the genre, but beneath this we find the dark myth of the heroic Gunslinger. A ruthless killer, that must, at some level, be motivated by bloodlust, lack of empathy, or a willful ignorance of consequence. Or maybe he's just a lucky drunkard perpetuating a self-gratifying lie. Likely he's all of the above. This myth is mirrored by…

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    Lawrence of Arabia

    ★★★★★

    Damn, still my favourite film by a decent margin