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  • A Teacher 2013

    ★★★ Watched 25 Oct, 2014

    A touch slight and perhaps unnecessarily focused on the 'middle' of the story (given it's only 70 minutes long), there are still moments of impressiveness and great use of camera and sound in this teacher-student relationship drama. Both leads pretty good with a difficult job, though it gets a bit melodramatic at the end.

  • Non-Stop 2014

    ★★ Watched 12 Oct, 2014

    Pots-non.

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  • M 1931

    ★★★★★ Watched 07 Aug, 2012 2

    The whole film is excellent - some of the strange idiosyncrasies of the new talkie film era, such as overdubbing and silent outdoor scenes, work unusually in its favour even to a modern day audience. The set-up, children singing in the street about a murderer whose presence looms over them, is a masterclass, and its depiction of the whole town, suffering under this wicked spell, is something that has been emulated throughout film history. But the film is a standout…

  • Time of the Wolf 2003

    ★★★★ Watched 12 Aug, 2012

    Another review of this I read said (roughly) "about as much fun as you'd expect a Haneke post-apocalypse movie to be, i.e. no fucking fun at all" and I can't really put it better than that.