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  • Eden Lake 2008

    ★★★★ Rewatched 20 Jul, 2014

    I was suprised how truly horrible this film was, I am suprised how uncomfortable it made me feel and I’m sure that’s exactly what the makers were hoping it to do. It is very unforgiving and deals with such difficult subject matter that I don’t think this film withstands any more than a single watch. It is a bleak, brutal, and more importantly, a very realistic horror that I truly never ever wanted to watch again after my first viewing.…

  • Looper 2012

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 19 Jul, 2014

    A thoroughly enjoyable Sci-Fi feast from the director who brought us the outstanding Brick and the little-too-overblown-but-still-decent, The Brothers Bloom. In his third outing Rian Johnson has bigger names, a bigger budget and way bigger ambition. Looper really is a good contender to be up there in the list of best films of 2012 with strenghths, qualities and conviction that play out this paradox filled plot with style. I accepted the bizarre and very limited use of Time Travel by…

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  • Predator 1987

    ★★★★★ Watched 17 Oct, 2012 2

    You've seen it a hundred times...but it never loses its charm. This classic Arnie Sci-Fi Action-er sees a crack team of commandos on a rescue mission in the Central American jungle. The mission goes from bad to worse as they soon realise a dangerous alien predator is hunting them down. This is one of my favourite Arnie films. It's tense, fast paced and full to the brim with enough action and bullets to take down a small country. It has…

  • Kick-Ass 2010

    ★★★★★ Watched 16 Sep, 2012

    A superb creation. Matthew Vaughn brings the previously little known comic book "Kick-Ass" to life on the big screen, and boy does he do a fantastic job. Kick-Ass follows the story of Dave Lizewski who's had enough of the bullies and takes matters into his own hands - becoming the wet suit clad hero Kick-Ass. The story is detailed with some excellent links to a huge number of films and comics. We are introduced to a host of great characters…