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  • Dark Shadows 2012

    ★★ Watched 09 Jul, 2014

    Some funny moments but all in all, quite strained. Straining to fill it's running time. Perhaps it would have helped a bit if I was familiar with the tv series it was based on, but ultimately, it felt like the film was masquerading its emptiness with parody. The usual flimsy dialogue and mediocre acting for a Burton film however this time, even the stylised visuals and set design just barely kept my interest throughout.

  • Under the Skin 2013

    ★★★★ Added

    That loud popping sound when one of the humans lost its soul(?) was one of the most unforgettable aural/visual moments of the film!

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  • Under the Skin 2013

    ★★★★½ Watched 01 Jul, 2014

    Almost experimental. Great soundtrack. Moody as hell. Tracking shots like those of Birth. Reminds me of Roeg's "The Man Who Fell to Earth" in that the film is experienced through the eyes of the alien. Not much is explained. I like the mystery.

  • Prometheus 2012

    ★★½ Added

    Unfortunately, I thought this film not terribly original nor enthralling. Hints of 2001 a Space Odyssey here and there with none of the depth. A lot of $$ poured into the spectacle when more should have been spent on the writing. I had higher expectations.