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  • Murder Party

    Murder Party 2007

    ★★★ Watched 27 Feb, 2016

    Another low budget horror, just hunted it down because it's directed by the same guy who did Blue Ruin/Green Room. For a first effort it's really pretty good, it basically is a pisstake of the arty farty culture. A collective of young artists tempt one random guy into a building with a fancy invitation, their aim is to propose the most artfully valid murder method in order to be awarded $100,000 in funding for their project - murder, death, drugs, comedy, mayhem ensues. Reminded me of Sam Raimi's early films and an easy recommendation to horror fans looking for something different.

  • Tangerine

    Tangerine 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 29 Feb, 2016

    A low-budget indie flick starring real transgender (ex)prostitutes, sort of like a life in the day as Sin Dee gets out of jail on Christmas eve, finds out her boyfriend/pimp has been cheating on her and then spends the rest of the day doing things that could easily get her sent back to jail. The friendship between her and Alexandra is one of the best, most authentic and well written of the last year and although it's being marketed as…

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  • Roar

    Roar 1981

    ★★½ Watched 15 May, 2013

    It's practically a historical document about gigantic idiots. These people have a stupid, paper-thin plot for a film & decide to put $17 million, their gone-askew hippy minds & utterly stoned bodies on the line to prove that man & beasts with giant fucking teeth can co-exist. Which they can't. As this film proves.

    Reading the trivia on IMDb is like visiting Ogrish.com, the amount of people mauled & bitten on this film is frightening. The fact that the driving force behind it was…

  • Jaws

    Jaws 1975

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 21 Feb, 2013

    I watched this ON A BOAT! The Tall Ship in Glasgow, to be precise. In the hull, where it was cold and damp & we had uncomfortable chairs, I was sat right at the front with a crick in my neck & the film jammed at "we're gonna need a bigger boat" - but I didn't care! Jaws is my favourite movie of all time, this was my favourite experience on a boat ever.