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Top Gun, 1986 – ★★★½

Pacing of plot and the overall film holds up to the mantle it holds in pop culture, with the caveat that the in-air action set-pieces seem outdated and hard to follow. Impressive nonetheless for 1986. Even for 96, it’s feel impressive. Looking forward to Maverick Tom. source https://letterboxd.com/jun6lee/film/top-gun/

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Gangubai Kathiawadi, 2022 – ★★★

More character study than plot here for my personal liking, but there’s no denying Alia has owned it and outdone herself. Present in practically every scene, her performance and delivery in every minute gesture and body language keep you engaged through and through. source https://letterboxd.com/jun6lee/film/gangubai-kathiawadi/

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Scream, 2022 – ★★★½

A good back-to-basics slasher requel that respects its origins and delivers. I think the killer’s motivation may not land with all, but that’s okay. It remains in line with the semi-spoof nature the franchise has actually always been. Of course, they should end it now, but I’d understand and tune in even if they don’t. […]

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