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Movie reviews, lists and the occasional discussions over movies, TV, music and the odd video game.

A place where I talk about films, TV and other stuff I like. Remember, it's like, just my opinion, man.

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My 100 Favourite Films of 2021 (25-1)

Here are the previous lists... 100-51 50-26 They're filled with some goodies so definitely have a look if you like that kind of thing......

My 100 Favourite Films of 2021 (50-26)

So I was going to post the remaining 50 in one giant post, but unfortunately the size of it exceeded the limit of what I am allowed to...

My 100 Favourite Films of 2021 (100-51)

So here we are, another great year of films despite the pandemic. I watched 362 films from last year that meet the criteria for this...

My 50 Favourite Film Performances of 2021

Oof. Yet another year filled with an overload of incredible performances. Here's a list of those that resonated with me the most. The...

Review: Petite Maman (2021)

In this day and age, it really is a mammoth task to be able to provide a true family film that is actually for the entire family. These...

Review: Flee (2021)

Right now, I feel that we are in a golden age of documentary filmmaking. Not only are filmmakers consistently finding interesting new...

Review: Licorice Pizza (2021)

Originally titled Soggy Bottom, Licorice Pizza’s name change lends itself to the nostalgic warmth its title brings to writer/director...

Review: The Power of the Dog (2021)

Delicate isn’t a word one would ever describe the Western genre. It’s a uniquely American genre that would prioritize and idolize the...

Review: House of Gucci (2021)

“Oscar-winner” this and “Oscar-nominee” that, the trailers for House of Gucci are shameless in their Oscar-baiting, with its campaign...

Review: The Humans (2021)

This year we have had a number of stage plays and musicals making their leap to the big screen. But the two that are notably significant...

Review: Passing (2021)

Rebecca Hall is an actress of considerable talent, someone who has consistently held scenes and films together with ease (this year's The...

Review: Bergman Island (2021)

Creativity ebbs and flows differently from person to person. For some people, it comes so easily. For others, like myself, it’s an...

Review: The Trip (2021)

The Trip, or the original Norwegian title of I Onde Dager (direct translation meaning “In Bad Days"), is a black comedy that follows a...

Review: Lamb (2021)

There have been loads of wonderfully strange, visceral films that have come crawling out from their dens this year. Noticeably odd flicks...

Review: Titane (2021)

Writing anything about Titane is a challenge in itself. If you go over various reviews and analyses popping up over the internet, so many...

Review: Little Girl (2021)

For many years, whether intentional or not, film and TV have painted the trans community in overwhelmingly negative ways. Whether they...

Review: The Fever (2021)

Man’s connection with nature in the modern world is constantly twisting and turning as it either brings us closer to or further away from...

Review: Yellow Cat (2021)

Let’s face it, it’s hard not to talk about Kazakhstan without bringing up the giant elephant in the room as it fumbles and breaks...

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