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  • NEDs

    NEDs 2010

    ★★★½ Watched 26 Sep, 2015

    Really enjoyable first half but eventually descends into overscored melodrama. But for the most part the realism and surrealism blend pretty well and the performances are very watch-worthy.

  • Wet Hot American Summer

    Wet Hot American Summer 2001

    ★★★★ Watched 13 Sep, 2015

    Disconcertingly unique approach to teen comedy, perhaps made more so by watching after the Netflix 'prequel' series - it really felt like they'd planned that move all along.

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  • M

    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

    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.