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  • Contamination

    Contamination 1980

    ★★ Watched 23 Aug, 2015

    A deserted ship rolls in to New York, on board are some coffee crates containing large pulsating eggs which contaminate those who come into contact with the green slime therein - causing their stomachs to explode! Where did the eggs come from? Directed by Luigi Cozzi, Contamination is clearly influenced by Alien, but on a shoestring budget. It's quite silly and not very good, but the exploding stomach effects are impressive.

  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

    The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 2015

    ★★ Watched 18 Aug, 2015

    CIA agent Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill) and KGB agent Illya Kuryakin (Armie Hammer) are paired up with Gaby (Alicia Vikander) to find her scientist father who has been kidnapped to make nuclear weapons. Directed by Guy Ritchie, this '60s set reboot of the popular television series is all style over substance; it looks good but it's bland and vacuous.

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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 1

    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.