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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 22 May, 2015

    Second time through and still feeling like Immortan Jo has carried me through the gates of Valhalla.

  • Rabbit Hole

    Rabbit Hole 2010

    ★★★★ Watched 18 May, 2015

    Commanding performances centered around a scenario none of us ever want to think about. Bleak but very well made film.

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 15 May, 2015

    What if Clint Eastwood's "Man with no Name" came riding in on a V8 instead of a horse? Mad Max: Fury Road is most definitely a mixture of spaghetti western and 80's weird dystopia that has been injected with the kind of high octane action that trailers for other movies claim but we now know are just imposters to the real thing.

    Oh, and did I mention the women in this western/dystopia are the actual main characters, and that the…

  • 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.