I would recommend most of these- I really enjoyed watching them!

Amelie (2001)

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A magical film, with incredible cinematography that is such a pleasure to watch. The simplicity and optimism of the narrative, combined with the uniqueness, makes this the perfect pick-me-up. Rating: 9.5/10

Malcolm & Marie (2021)

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Brilliant acting performances from the two leads- particularly Zendaya. However, this wasn't enough to save the repetitive plot that made the whole film feel like the same argument happening over and over. Rating: 5/10

Vertigo (1958)

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Lots of exciting plot twists, in classic Hitchcock fashion, and a beautiful use of colour. It's not my favourite Hitchcock film, the emphasis on female objectification can be a little uncomfortable. Rating: 8/10

The Gentlemen (2019)

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This was my second watching this film and it's just as funny and exciting as I remember. I watched it in cinema the first time, which definitely enhanced the experience, but the excellent cast and entertaining story are enough to make this great. Rating: 9/10

Breathless (1960)

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A French classic that has brilliant characters. I loved the dialogue and the simplicity of the narrative and the ending still managed to surprise me. Rating: 9/10

Valentine's Day (2010)

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This is a guilty pleasure of mine, but I also feel it is criminally underrated. It has a brilliant cast and a host of funny story lines that all connect astonishingly well. Rating: 8.5/10

Do the Right Thing (1989)

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An extremely powerful film that carries a strong message, despite a light-hearted set up. It was darker than I'd expected but it makes sense because it is very impactful. Rating: 8.5/10

Pride and Prejudice (2005)

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Such an enjoyable adaptation with a great balance of drama, romance and humor. The costumes and locations are absolutely perfect and I will never stop re-watching this. Rating: 9/10

Burn After Reading (2008)

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The cast in this film was the main draw for me- and they did not disappoint. However, I found the overall film quite dull and the occasional funny moments were not enough to save it. Rating: 5.5/10

8 1/2 (1963)

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I enjoyed this beautiful film but, at times, struggled to understand it- I assume multiple viewings are required. The blurred lines between dream and reality make this a fascinating watch. Rating: 8/10

Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004)

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A great conclusion to the set up of the first film. I feel like this was a little too similar to the first, but not as good. However, it was a solid, entertaining film with tense, exciting moments. Rating: 8/10

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

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Of course this was a great film, Wes Anderson is amazing! Funny dialogue, lovely colours and a unique concept make this film extremely enjoyable. It wasn't as good as other Wes Anderson films- but still great. Rating: 7/10

Hail, Caesar! (2016)

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This film had a great cast,a few funny moments and beautiful locations and costumes. However, the story felt very disjointed and all-over-the-place and the ending was extremely underwhelming. Rating: 4.5/10

Reservoir Dogs (1992)

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One of my favourite films ever! So funny, intense and clever and I love the music and characters. Rating: 10/10

Good Time (2017)

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Super intense and fast-paced, a great action-packed film that takes place in a small amount of time. I found some elements a little frustrating, but it was ultimately enjoyable. Rating: 7.5/10

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