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  • The Search for Weng Weng

    The Search for Weng Weng 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 10 Apr, 2015

    Weng Weng was a diminutive 2' 9" tall Filipino actor who found brief fame in the early '80s with a series of films including Bond parody For Y'ur Height Only. Video store owner Andrew Leavold turns director as he heads to the Philippines to attempt to find out more about Weng Weng. It's a fascinating story featuring contributions from colleagues, family members and friends, and even former first lady Imelda Marcos, in the film's most surreal scenes.

  • Nurse 3-D

    Nurse 3-D 2014

    ★★★ Watched 09 Apr, 2015

    Abby Russell (Paz de la Huerta) is a nurse by day, serial killer by night, seducing and ridding the world of unfaithful husbands. Having taken new graduate Danni (Katrina Bowden) under her wing, it's not long before conflict develops which threatens to expose Abby's crimes. Directed by Douglas Aarniokoski, Nurse is campy horror fun, but lacks the wit of, say, Sexykiller. Whether this is down to the writing, or the performance of de la Huerta, or a combination of the two, I'm still not sure.

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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.