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  • Kes
  • Nashville
  • Streets of Fire
  • The Battle of Algiers

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  • The Humans

    ★★★★

  • The Tragedy of Macbeth

    ★★★★½

  • Boiling Point

    ★★★★½

  • Euphoria: F*ck Anyone Who’s Not a Sea Blob

    ★★★★★

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  • The Humans

    The Humans

    ★★★★

    An unnerving drama perfectly set inside an unnerving house - not the best to watch in the dark, it almost treads into horror territory at times - the cast is incredibly talented and give weight to the complex human emotions at play, depicting the subtlety and the nuance in the field. Hard to believe this was a feature debut for Stephen Karam - so well crafted.

  • The Tragedy of Macbeth

    The Tragedy of Macbeth

    ★★★★½

    Check out my full review here: www.spoilertv.com/2022/01/movies-tragedy-of-macbeth-review.html

    The Tragedy of Macbeth is a masterclass; Denzel Washington for best actor - a wonderful adaption, rivaling if not bettering Justin Kurzel's 2015 masterpiece. Hopefully not the last Shakespeare Joel Coen does. Has some of the best cinematography of the year - but are we not surprised?

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  • Alien

    Alien

    ★★★★★

    Hoop-Tober 2015! (1/31)

    "Now, this air shaft may work to our advantage. Here. It leads up to and comes out in the main airlock. All right, there's only one big opening along the way, we can cover that up, and then we... drive it into the airlock and zap it into outer space."

    And yet another classic movie that I should have probably seen by now is ticked off my watchlist. Hot on the heels of the likes of Lost…

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★½

    Well, that was something special. I'm really glad that I watched The Umbrellas of Cherbourg the day before because there are clear influences from that masterpiece on Damien Chazelle. Together these two movies have made me far more invested in musicals than I was previously, with Bugsy Malone being another highlight but beyond that the list starts to get a bit thinner.

    Here La La Land follows on two people with big dreams. Mia (Emma Stone) is an aspiring actress…