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  • I Am Divine 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 27 Jul, 2014

    An outstanding documentary celebrating the life and works of a true cult hero. You don't have to be a John Waters aficionado to recognise and respect the incredible performances of the artist known as Divine, the talking heads and stock interviews paint a glorified portrait of a counterculture icon that proves bittersweet by the time the credits roll.

    Just Divine.

  • Salem's Lot 1979

    ★★ Watched 27 Jul, 2014

    A TV movie based on a Stephen King story where a stranger opens up a store in a small town and everything goes to rat shit and ruin.

    Nope... nowhere near as fun as Needful Things.

    This is 3 hours of not a lot happening.
    Besides the iconic 'tapping at the window' scene there is very little here that's memorable. The vampire looks impressive and I'm sure there's an awful lot missing from the source material but on the whole, this is a sham.

    When naff TV Movie acting collides with poe faced melodrama all we're really left with is misspent time and a numb backside.

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  • The Dark Knight Rises 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 20 Jul, 2012 13

    I have absolutely no idea of how to start this review.
    First off the bat, to the best of my knowledge there is nothing here that will shake the foundations and change the opinion of the Nolan haters.

    Set 8 years after The Dark Knight, this film takes a knackered and spiritually broken Bruce Wayne and places him in a situation where he must don the cape once more.
    Christian Bale has come a long way in 7 years. From…

  • Dr. No 1962

    ★★★★ Rewatched 25 Jul, 2012 3

    Thank jeebus for Letterboxd. For years I've been doing the "Bond Marathon" before the latest 007 adventure. For years I thought I was the only sad fucker who endured all twenty something films in preparation for the next slice of kiss kiss, bang bang. There's a few that have more or less concluded this little ritual, but seeing as Skyfall ain't out until 26th October I thought I'd slowly work my way through them, starting now.

    So... Dr No. The…