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  • Terry

    Terry 2011

    ★★ Watched 28 Aug, 2016

    Terry has mixed reviews. Some people claim it is head and shoulders above the usual mockney nonsense from the likes of Guy Ritchie and Nick Love, whereas others plant it firmly among such derivative fare.

    It's certainly innovative and experimental in that it presents its narrative solely from the POV of a film student capturing the titular Terry's every move on his film camera for his university coursework (at a time when found footage wasn't as prolific as it shortly…

  • The Watchman

    The Watchman 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 27 Aug, 2016

    Big Brother is watching you.

    But could Orwell have predicted the estimated six million CCTV cameras trained across Britain right now as I type? And could he have considered that Big Brother would be, in actual fact, a national minimum wage slave with a conscience, a desire to protect and serve, and a pervading sense of an all too ironic modern alienation?

    This is the story of The Watchman, a compelling one-off drama from writer/director Dave Nath for Channel 4.…

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  • Berberian Sound Studio

    Berberian Sound Studio 2012

    ★★★★½ Watched 03 Jan, 2013 13

    My word.

    What an amazing film.

    Firstly if you're a nerd for the aesthetics of film, you'll love it. The 70s setting, the Giallo references are all perfect that you don't think of it as a present day film set in the 70s, this could be a lost forgotten 70s film.

    Secondly, if you're a nerd for the mechanics of film, the technology, you'll REALLY love it.

    I belong in the former camp really but this film has really given…

  • High-Rise

    High-Rise 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 23 Mar, 2016 10

    It's quite ironic that Elizabeth Moss understands High-Rise enough to take a role in it, yet fails to see the comparison with the 'faith' she belongs to; Scientology. Think about it, the fantastical vision of one prejudiced, difficult man that capitalises on the ambitions, aspirations and elitist yearnings of the public who immerse themselves so deeply into his dream that they fail to see how much the rot has set in. Genuinely, think about it, because she clearly didn't.

    Anyway....…