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  • Near Dark 1987

    ★★★½ Rewatched 15 Sep, 2014

    The Blu-ray artwork sucks

  • The Babadook 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 31 Jul, 2014 4

    Saw this at the NZIFF last night. The single best Aussie horror film in a long while. Filled with great gothic imagery and revels in the psychological terror it creates. It works equally as a dark fairy tale. Watch closely and you'll see a number of great nods to many a great horror flick. Not a particularly fast paced film but you'll never feel it given how the characters drag you in. The muted colour tone also helps in dragging…

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  • Visitor Q 2001

    ★★★★ Watched 09 Nov, 2013

    Holy fuck! I need a shower!

  • Prince of Darkness 1987

    ★★★★ Rewatched 06 Apr, 2014

    Another strong John Carpenter effort that was broadly overlooked at the time of release. It is certainly a film that gets better through the number of rewatches as more is revealed to the keen eye. There are some great musings on logic and belief whilst also attacking organised religion. Very adult themes for a time when the industry was more interested in providing fodder for the teen demographic. There is so much great imagery that is well suited to the…