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  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

    Pride and Prejudice and Zombies 2016

    ★★½ Watched 04 Feb, 2016

    Dear Miss Austen,

    It is my regret to inform you that there has been an adaptation of your timeless classic, Pride and Prejudice, which has proven itself most unbecoming of your sacred source material. This version of your tale, told in the medium of moving picture (something close to a play), infuses a plague of the undead into the lives of Elizabeth and her family. While the idea of combining themes from your work with someone’s like Mary Shelley seems…

  • Anomalisa

    Anomalisa 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 23 Jan, 2016

    A great idea executed beautifully. This story and the medium in which it is told go so well together.

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 02 Oct, 2014

    Not a film that ever feels scary, but I left the cinema uneasy anyway. The mood is masterfully set, as always, by David Fincher and his frequent collaborators Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. The score and lighting can turn scenes that seem straight out of a romantic comedy into something foreboding. But this film isn't afraid to be funny either. It is definitely Fincher's most comical work and dark humor seems to be something he can do very well.

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  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 31 Oct, 2014

    Jake Gyllenhaal terrified me in this. I was constantly made uncomfortable by him. But really, the true villain of this piece is the media. Between this and Gone Girl, the news has become the BIg Bad of 2014.