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  • Tokyo Tribe

    Tokyo Tribe 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 26 Jul, 2015

    Set in an alternate future, a host of different tribes rule their own districts in Tokyo, but Buppa (Riki Takeuchi) and his two sons have plans to take over. Taking place over a single night as the high priest's daughter goes missing, war is about to break out on the streets... Directed by Sion Sono, Tokyo Tribe is a yakuza hip-hop musical brimming with energy and ideas. It's like a modern day Shakespearean tale given a crazy Japanese twist. I loved it.

  • Ant-Man

    Ant-Man 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 22 Jul, 2015

    Petty thief Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) steals a suit which transforms him into miniature superhero Ant-Man. With the help of scientist Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) and his daughter Hope (Evangeline Lilly) he has to pull off a secret mission to stop Pym's former associates. Directed by Peyton Reed after Edgar Wright walked away from the project, the result is a lighter, more comedic film from the Marvel universe. The story is pretty basic, but the action sequences involving Ant-Man are great fun and use 3D very well.

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  • Machine Gun Preacher

    Machine Gun Preacher 2011

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    Based on true events, the film tells the story of biker Sam Childers (Gerard Butler) who found God, set up an orphanage in the Sudan and became a mercenary to protect the children who were being trafficked across the region. True story or not, it’s a difficult film to get into as Sam Childers is such an unlikeable guy, regardless if he’s doing good work or not. His battles with his faith, his family and the LRA in Sudan become…

  • Compliance

    Compliance 2012

    ★★★½ Watched 27 Mar, 2013

    It's another Friday shift at a Chick-Wich fast food joint when duty manager Sandra (Ann Dowd) receives a phone call from a police officer informing her that a customer has reported a theft by one of her staff, Becky (Dreama Walker). What follows will have you slack-jawed with incredulity, wanting to scream "what the f*ck are you doing!" at the screen. Yet, this is a true story and it's fascinating to sit back and watch at just how people will go when they trust a person in authority. Uncomfortable but essential viewing.