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  • Nymph 2014

    ★★ Watched 16 Aug, 2014

    Two American women (Kristina Klebe and Natalie Burn) are on Summer vacation in the Mediterranean and are taken on a boat trip out to a deserted island by a couple of locals... unaware that a killer mermaid roams the waters. Directed by Milan Todorovic, Nymph has a nice premise that is never fully realised. Production values are good, but the story and characters don't deliver where it matters, and it ends up feeling more like a Syfy channel feature which is a shame.

  • Life After Beth 2014

    ★★★ Watched 15 Aug, 2014

    Zach (Dane DeHaan) is mourning the death of his girlfriend Beth (Aubrey Plaza) when she suddenly reappears at her parents' home. At first she seems normal, but as Zach spends more time with her, he realises that Beth has changed... We've already had one reasonably successful rom-zom-com with Warm Bodies, and Life After Beth ploughs similar ground, however is an out-and-out comedy with Beth largely oblivious of her new found state.

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  • 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 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.