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  • Drive 2011

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 30 Oct, 2014

    Just watched the BBC Radio 1 rescore of the film. Apart from the occasional jarring cue I thought it was surprisingly effective overall. And what it stands to highlight is just how integral a score can be to a film. Every aspect of it seemed different at times; tone, pacing, sound design, performances and editing all were seemingly altered just through a change in the music. It felt as different a film as if another actor had been cast in the lead role.

  • The Descent 2005

    ★★★★ Watched 29 Oct, 2014

    Was pleasantly surprised to discover I mustn't be as big of a wuss as I thought I was, since I watched this and very much enjoyed it.

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  • The Shining 1980

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 12 Nov, 2012

    Incredible film, one of my favourites. Was great to see it on the big screen, especially since I hadn't seen the American cut before.

  • The Congress 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 19 Feb, 2014

    What starts off as an intriguing, timely sci-fi tale quickly evolves into one of the most surreal, utterly insane films I've ever seen. It feels like the film The Matrix would have been had it been directed by Salvador Dali, or the batshit lovechild of Stanley Kubrick and Studio Ghibli.