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  • House of Usher

    House of Usher 1960

    ★★★★ Watched 29 Mar, 2015

    Philip (Mark Damon) arrives at the home of his fiancée Madeline (Myrna Fahey), but her brother Roderick (Vincent Price) does not want him to see her. Roderick tells Philip of an ancient curse on the Usher family and that he cannot allow their marriage. Insanity and death are all that is in store for him and Madeline, but Philip is not prepared to believe take hi at his word.
    Absolutely barmy but wonderfully ghoulish; Vincent Price is wonderfully sinister and the fate of those in the film isn't clear until the very end. Great stuff!

  • Johnny Eager

    Johnny Eager 1941

    ★★★★½ Watched 29 Mar, 2015

    Johnny (Robert Taylor) is just out of prison and is up to no good despite being on parole. He is determined to carry on his old ways and will have no regrets about any of the hearts he breaks or lives he ruins. That is until he meets Lisbeth (Lana Turner), stepdaughter of the prosecutor he originally put him in prison.
    I really enjoyed the story told in this noir, it may have been predictable in parts but they still told their story well.

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  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained 2012

    ★★★½ Watched 08 Feb, 2013 10

    Dear Mr. Tarantino,
    I rather enjoyed your film, but that's because I had been warned that it was much too long, gratuitously violent, and that the n-word was used everywhere it could be and then some. The story was a great adventure, I was never going to drop off in the middle of it even though it would have been less flabby if you had trimmed ¾ of an hour off it. I'm not sure that your film is the…

  • Van Helsing

    Van Helsing 2004

    ★★ Watched 05 Jan, 2013 1

    I was bored. I was bored during and after watching the film, not before.