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  • Nymphomaniac: Vol. I

    Nymphomaniac: Vol. I 2013

    ★★★★ Added 1

    **I watched the Director's Cut on American Netflix**

    So, I'm going to assume from the number of erect penises cumming and entering vaginas in the film that this wasn't edited in any way.

    This is an interesting exploration of sexuality, femininity and human nature. While the framing devices with Stellan Skarsgård can drip with pretentious energy, fly-fishing and the like, they add a flavour to what could otherwise be a quite bleak tale.

    I do believe that I need to…

  • Poltergeist

    Poltergeist 2015

    ★★½ Watched 20 May, 2015 2

    It's happening again, it has become the most common thing in today's film industry. Remakes. Reboots. Re-imaginings. Re-re-re-re-re's. It's a kind of sad reality that today original content and ideas are being shafted for the brand recognition that comes with nostalgia. So, this week's entry into the ever growing remake library is cult classic horror film Poltergeist. Though, with a somewhat promising trailer and fantastic cast could this be one of those rare remakes that stand apart from the original…

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  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 25 Nov, 2014 1

    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 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 17 Dec, 2014 3

    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…