Category Archives: film

Review: BOOKSMART

Booksmart is just. . .so good throughout. Until I started writing this, I didn’t even consider there were flaws, but now that I think about it. . .none seem important. It was exhilarating, life-affirming, clever, fun, important. . .non-stop excitement in the cinema.

It all began with the title sequence. They just got straight to it. I guess nobody’s forced me to binge-re-watch Marvel films instead of exploring new stories that are told in different ways, but I was instantly taken with how Olivia Wilde seemed to come to life & grab me by my jacket & throw me on my seat. Quiet, and focus now.

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Avengers: Endgame (2019)

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(Lad)ie(s)!!! This post’s gonna be buck-full of spoilers.

I’m a big fan. Endgame was a very good film. The more I think about it, the more I remember bits and bobs that I loved. I went to see a double bill, Infinity War at 9pm and Endgame at 12.01am.

And now I’ve just been to see it again, in a new city. Got a bigger drink. That was a mistake.

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Do The Right Thing (1989)

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City Screen, my local cinema, promised that ‘Spike Lee directs and gives arguably his best on screen performance’ in Do The Right Thing. I was sold — I mean, BlacKkKlansman blew me away and I’ve wanted to see more of his stuff for ages.

Nobody warned me about this. 

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Snowden (2016)

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As you can see, I’m working my way to the present from where I left off. For this one, let’s throw it back to 2016, the shittiest year of the decade. Except for Zootopia — and maybe, Snowden? For this post, I’m gonna lend the format from the genius Two Dollar Cinema. Mostly because there were some yays, some boos and not much inbetween.

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