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  • Waves

    Waves

    ★★★★

    sorry i really don’t trust anyone leaning their head out a car window in an a24 film ever since hereditary (2018)

  • Bombshell

    Bombshell

    ★★½

    i’m conflicted on this. whilst sexism in business and abuses of power against women for sexual gain are important subjects to bring to the forefront for those who might not be aware of the severity of the problem—and it’s a discussion that’s vital to be had.... a lot of this felt very very surface level. it was as if they were trying to keep too many people happy; don’t piss of the right but don’t piss off the left, validate every…

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  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina

    ★★★★★

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

    the obligatory ‘forcing my family to watch this film i really enjoyed’ rewatch brought an intriguing new perspective to me from the outset this time



    brother: “well in the turing test there’s normally a comparison, a second subject, one AI and one human and if you can’t tell the difference, then the AI has passed the test.”
    mum: “do you think there’ll be a second subject?”
    brother: “i think he is, the employee. i think he IS the test.”

    this…

  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

    ★★★★½

    “what did they do?”
    - “what they could.”

    although i was anticipating this film for a while, i wasn’t at all prepared for how much i’d love it. taika waititi’s writing, particularly in dialogue, is so fantastic. the overall absurd and comedic tone of this makes every moment of serious emotion and hard-hitting scenes all the more impactful. when it takes the comfort blanket of the satirical script off you, it leaves you feeling bare as it shows the heartbreaking…