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  • 50/50

    50/50 2011

    ★★★ Rewatched 23 Nov, 2016

    One of those rare films where Seth Rogen actually works as a charming douchebag-best-friend alongside a moderately dull – but well sick-acting – Joseph Gordon-Lewitt. The rest of the cast doesn't live up to the aforementioned, though.

  • The Wolfpack

    The Wolfpack 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Nov, 2016

    One of the best documentaries I've watched this year. The setting is unbelievably absurd, yet sensitive, and featuring pivotal characters (the kids) who you can instantly identify with.

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  • An American Werewolf in London

    An American Werewolf in London 1981

    ★★★★ Watched 02 Sep, 2013

    John Landis recreates a terrific eerie atmosphere in the dark moors of Wales and moves it down to London without losing the film's credibility. I was afraid that the werewolf would turn out to be clumsy and plastic but fortunately this was not the case largely thanks to the special effects.

    Essentially the ending is great. No prolonged outro'ing or other nonsense. Clean cut and off to a couple of beers. That a boy, John!

  • The Witch

    The Witch 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 14 Nov, 2016

    Oh, how I love thy horror films embracing the mysticism of pagan rites in diabolic woods, conservative Christians seeking help not from each other but from God. Generally, this kind of plot setting is susceptible to go wrong but The Vvitch makes it interesting by placing a lot of credibility on the film's characters, their use of language and adorably low-saturated - even ghastly - colors.