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  • The Conjuring 2

    The Conjuring 2 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 23 Jun, 2016

    I absolutely love James Wan's direction most of the time and he really outdoes himself here. I will never get tired of cameras zooming through windows and around houses.

    Some truly scary moments mixed with charismatic performances and a script that isn't afraid to take some down time to develop its characters makes for another amazing horror film from Wan.

  • As Above, So Below

    As Above, So Below 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 18 Jun, 2016

    Effective, stylish and fantastic performances. One of the most effective found footage horror films I've seen in a while.

    Basically off-brand Lara Croft goes to hell. Really enjoyable.

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  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 25 Nov, 2014 4

    This is one of the most intense and enthralling character pieces I have seen on film. The film has it's flaws, that's to be sure. Some have argued that the score is a let down and I personally feel that the side-characters, in particular Riz Ahmed's Rick, were a little under-drawn. The love and attention of this film is clearly and definitely focused on the character of Louis Bloom, portrayed through a phenomenal performance by Jake Gyllenhaal.

    Louis Bloom is…

  • Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Kingsman: The Secret Service 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 17 Dec, 2014 4

    Matthew Vaughn has gone on record recently stating that audiences are sick of the ‘grim’ and ‘dark’ Christopher Nolan style comic book films. You only need to look at this man’s record to see that he definitely practices what he preaches. Boasting a filmography including Stardust, Kick-Ass and X-Men: First Class it’s very clear that Vaughn tends towards the bright, colourful and fun side of the comic book spectrum. In his latest work, Vaughn has developed another comic book property…