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  • Knock Knock

    Knock Knock 2015

    ★★ Watched 30 Jun, 2015

    With his wife and kids away for the weekend, Evan (Keanu Reeves) is left to work at home when two rain-soaked hotties (Lorenza Izzo, Ana de Armas) knock on his front door seeking help. He invites them in, they seduce him, things turn nasty. Directed by Eli Roth, Knock Knock has a potentially interesting set up with its home invasion role-reversal, alas it's squandered on a story that has no idea what it's trying to say or what point it's…

  • Enemy

    Enemy 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 24 Jun, 2015

    Adam (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a college tutor who spots a bit-part actor in a film who looks exactly like him. He tracks down his double, Anthony, and their two lives soon become intertwined. Directed by Denis Villeneuve, this is a small low-key drama dominated by Gyllenhaal's dual roles and his respective partners (Mélanie Laurent and Sarah Gadon). It's unsettling, gripping and beautifully composed.

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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.