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  • What We Do in the Shadows

    What We Do in the Shadows 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 14 Mar, 2015

    A documentary crew gain unlimited access to a group of vampires who share a flat in Wellington, New Zealand. I absolutely loved this film, its hilarious, quirky and at times strangely moving. A great script, hilarious yet genuine performances and an overall sense of fun. New Zealand seem to have a knack for making great horror comedies (see Housebound) and this is another cracker.

  • Housebound

    Housebound 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 14 Feb, 2015

    Excellent comedy horror which has as much laughs as it does tension. Great performances all round and some fantastic comic timing. It's just been revealed recently that this being remade for the US (WTF?) It's a New Zealand film it's not bloody Japanese! Let's hope the US version is as much of a screw up as the Old Boy remake was. Anyway check this one out, it's a little cracker.

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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 26 Jan, 2015

    A film that makes jazz watchable is quite an achievement and yet Whiplash makes it look easy. An engaging story with fantastic performances all round makes this a real audio and visual treat. Jazz has a tendency for overlong self indulgent solos yet this is actually one of this films strengths. it's only January and we already have a film of the year candidate - remarkable!

  • The Drop

    The Drop 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 01 Jan, 2015

    Ok so let's get this out the way first - yes this is James Gandolfinis final film before he sadly died and he gives a solid final turn. The Drop however is not his film, it's Tom Hardy's who gives a remarkable performance in a film that is tightly directed with an emotional, tense, funny and rewarding script. It's not a big story but the film and the performances are so good I guarantee you'll be gripped from start to finish.