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  • Kingdom Come 2011

    ★★★★ Watched 20 Jul, 2014

    Excellent account of what it takes to make a low-budget feature film, documenting the highs and lows of funding and production. Lots of great interviews with actors and indie directors who've been through the wringer but still hang in there and keep making movies. Essential viewing for struggling film-makers or anyone intrigued by how much effort and bloody-mindedness it takes to make it.

  • The Hidden 1987

    ★★★★ Added

    This is essentially GTA: Vice City - the movie, if the central character was a body-swapping alien that loves Ferraris. One of the best 80's films ever; why isn't this more loved?

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  • Italian Spiderman 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 10 Jun, 2012

    I want to be Italian Spiderman when I grow up.

  • Django Unchained 2012

    ★★★½ Watched 22 Jan, 2013

    Excellent and engaging first half hour devolves into verbose, stagey, self-indulgent faff. Throwaway violence that's over too quickly, poorly written female characters, tiresome longeurs between set-pieces and a strange lack of tension.
    On the other hand, the performances were uniformly great, though the bad guys felt like panto villains. Also well shot and scored, parts of it felt genuinely Nero / Leone. I found it mostly entertaining, but as a long-time QT fan was a little disappointed at the hollowness of it all.