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  • Screamtime 1983

    ★★★ Watched 27 Feb, 2015

    Didn't understand why the framing device was American while the short films were British but that's not the point. Also, it's totally threadbare and unremarkable.

    That's The Way To Do It has a couple interesting ideas and fleshes out the character dynamic between the puppeteer and his various familial relationships. While the conclusion was fairly obvious, his final end was a gruesome surprise.

    Dreamhouse is about as perfect as short-form Horror films get, managing to set an ominous tone and…

  • The Blood Beast Terror 1968

    ★★★ Watched 27 Feb, 2015

    It starts off promising enough. Peter Cushing investigates a series of murders that appear almost vampiric. There are allusions to a more exotic monster, several threads that don't quite gel and the beastly revelation turns out to be bloody ridiculous.

    Despite its plodding and daft conclusion The Bloody Beast Terror makes a great B-Movie if you're planning a dusty old British Horror double bill.

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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…