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Emily’s Film Reviews

6 Films have been rated or reviewed by Emily.

From Scotland With LoveFrom Scotland With Love (2014)
5 stars (Exceptional)
AnomalisaAnomalisa (2015)Aro Favourite
2 stars (Good Try) Was expecting much more from a new Charlie Kaufman film, but this was surprisingly unsatisfying. A beautiful performance from Jennifer Jason Leigh as "Lisa", and the animation is very impressive – but somehow it's not enough.
DVD $34.95 | Blu-Ray $39.95
Imitation Game, TheImitation Game, The (2014)Recommended
1 star (Turkey) The codebreaking machine is named "Christopher" after Alan Turing's childhood friend. This is not true, and should tell you all you need to know about the quality of this film, which even Benedict cannot save. But I will spell it out: utter rubbish.
NosferatuNosferatu (1922)Aro Favourite
4 stars (Very Good) The inspiration for "Petyr" in Taika Waititi's "What we do in the Shadows", Nosferatu is still scary and stunning to look at. From crumbling castles to the rat–ridden death ship, we are swept away on an epic adventure, complete with early special eff
BoyhoodBoyhood (2014)Aro Favourite
1 star (Turkey) Hugely overrated.
DVD $29.95 | Blu-Ray $34.95
MetropolisMetropolis (1926)Aro Favourite
5 stars (Exceptional) From Chaplin's "Modern Times", to Star Wars and the music video for Queen's "Radio Ga Ga", the huge influence of this film is felt to this day. With stunning visual effects incorporating miniatures, paintings and mirrors, it is a wonder to behold.
DVD $25 $18.75, $19.95 | Blu-Ray $29.92 $19.95

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