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  • The Misfits

    The Misfits 1961

    ★★★★★ Watched 22 Jun, 2015

    A wonderful film, featuring three actors at their peak, two who would be dead within a year and the other loosing his sight. To be honest the performances must be as much down to John Huston as to the individuals for he seems to have every second of this film under his control and we spend the whole of the first half smiling and the second half wincing. Monroe is a joy throughout and the guys understandably in awe but…

  • Entourage

    Entourage 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 20 Jun, 2015

    I can't believe the poor reviews this film has received and am appalled at the treatment handed out by a certain BBC reviewer. The main problem is that this being a big screen version of a TV series is making it understandable and enjoyable to a wider audience, one that has not seen the TV and that, I'm afraid that, you can't really do. Fans of the show, light but hilarious and very non PC, don't want a whole great…

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  • The Duke of Burgundy

    The Duke of Burgundy 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 18 Mar, 2015 1

    This is a profound and engrossing film. Peter Strickland is clearly less a fan of cinema than a fanatic for film and there is a difference. He believes that film does not depict reality but is a reproduction of reality and therein lies his fascination. He is excited by this process and through his films similarly excites us. In this film, ostensibly about a couple of ladies living out a BDSM relationship in a rambling old mansion, his filmic inspiration…

  • Strip Nude for Your Killer

    Strip Nude for Your Killer 1975

    ★★★★ Watched 27 Feb, 2013 1

    I didn’t think much of this when I first saw it and don’t think much of it now. It’s terrible really because the girls are great and it looks good most of the time with plenty of sexy kills. The title, salacious though it is, is pretty accurate, but the predictable tale plods along and in the end produces a killer we have not only not seen but did not know existed! Distortion on the soundtrack doesn’t help this one.…