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  • Event Horizon

    Event Horizon 1997

    ★★★½ Watched 02 Sep, 2015

    How did this get made? It's a stupidly expensive gory horror sci-fi. Even if the late-nineties was known for excess, it still seems pretty crazy. Even so, it's a fun and fairly dumb movie as a small ship responds to Event Horizon's distress call seven years after it first went missing. Big fan of the abandoned ship trope and although the entire thing turns into a muddled mess by the end, it's an easy watch and quietly entertaining.

    Bonus points…

  • Welcome to Me

    Welcome to Me 2014

    ★★★ Watched 01 Sep, 2015

    Welcome to Me is a delightfully odd film featuring a superb central performance from Kirsten Wiig as Alice, a woman with borderline personality disorder who spends most of her time watching TV and reciting recorded tapes of Oprah. When she wins $86 million in a lottery, Alice changes up her life a little, ultimately visiting a struggling television station and offering to pay for her own TV show that will be all about her. Hence, “Welcome to Me.”

    It’s a…

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  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 27 Oct, 2014

    In the style of Matt, because why not. Saw this with my cinema card and also cos the poster looks damn cool. Look at it. Like some seventies sepia stuff and I'm always down for that. Opens on Gyllenhaal thin as hell. Hair slicked back like some creepy dude. No money but clearly owns a comb. Does bad shit with this grin. Freaked me out a bit but whatever, it's cool.
    He drives this shitty car all over the place,…

  • Straight Outta Compton

    Straight Outta Compton 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 29 Aug, 2015

    Having no real knowledge of N.W.A aside from the fact that Dr. Dre, Ice Cube (soon to be seen in Ride Along 2!) and Eazy-E were a part of it, and I didn't really know anything apart from his name, it was the reviews that had me check it out. There have been a few notes online about how it may be a heavily censored version of the group's rise to prominence but no matter, that happens every time. Documentaries…