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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 17 May, 2015

    "WHAT A LOVELY DAY!"

    After seeing the incredible critical acclaim this film was getting, I was worried that George Miller would no way be able to top this in the sequels if enough $$$ (Austrlian) are made. I can now put those fears to rest. Someone reviewed Fury Road comparing it to Star Wars, and it's a genuinely apt comparison for how masterfully it conjures an entirely unique, incredibly imaginative world. In that way, I honestly think that this is…

  • It Follows

    It Follows 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 10 May, 2015

    Ignore the hype. It Follows can be HUGELY commended for the way it's terror comes from a place of genuine anticipation and never-ceasing tension, but it's core style is not as unique as people insist it is. The plot may be different, but with it's American suburbia setting, it's high school teenager protagonists, it's slow burn to moments of explosive violence from it's seemingly unstoppable, unexplained figure of pure evil, it's all been seen before in a classic horror film…

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  • Battle Royale

    Battle Royale 2000

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 09 Sep, 2012

    To mention or attempt to compare this film to the Hunger Games would be doing a huge disservice to it. One film is pre-occupied with turning the concept of child murder into entertainment: Into building a sci-fi world around that concept, developing a straight-forward commentary about gladiatorial reality television, making it clear who the "good guys" and "bad guys" are within 5 minutes of the story starting, then throwing in the melodramatic love story here or there. The other film…

  • Airplane!

    Airplane! 1980

    ★★★★★ Watched 16 Aug, 2012 1

    No wonder this movie is always listed as one of the funniest ever made. It's completely random, it's stupid, it's irrelevant, it's got no character development whatsoever, and it's absolutely hilarious every step of the way.

    You really can't keep up with the jokes in Airplane. There's one every 20 seconds and every one is ridiculously funny. They're all really inventive and unique and you'll be saying to yourself "..the Hell?" half of the time with their irrelevance as you…