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  • Creep

    Creep

    ★★★

    Mark Duplass is probably my favourite guy operating in the movie business, wether that is as an actor, writer, producer or director. Wether it is a solo project, a tv-series, a co-project with a mate or his brother. I have yet to come across something disappointing.....ok, The Lazarus Effect is NOT good, but he had little creative control over that one, so I was quick to forgive.

    Here he plays the titular creep, (and his face does have that certain…

  • The Autopsy of Jane Doe

    The Autopsy of Jane Doe

    ★★★

    Andrè Øvredal makes the transition to English language film (I hesitate to label this film as "Hollywood") with ease, if the first 40 or so mins are anything to go by.
    It is in fact the opening half that makes me believe in an interesting career ahead of the Norwegian director. He made his name with Troll Hunter, and one he has done right in both, is the clever casting. Troll Hunter was lead by infamous comedian Otto Jespersen, while…

  • Dog Eat Dog

    Dog Eat Dog

    ★★

    Think of Dog Eat Dog as bits and pieces superglued to a piece of cardboard. This cardboard is then placed in the passenger seat of a car and taken for a wild ride, and at every turn, and there are quite a few, a piece or two fly out the window leaving less and less of the original ideas intact in the end.

    I'm not saying there aren't moments worth cherishing here, there are a couple, most of them visual,…

  • The Neon Demon

    The Neon Demon

    You're one horny motherfucker, Niclas.

  • Wiener-Dog

    Wiener-Dog

    ★★★

    As I was moving ahead with supper I oh-so-much-more-than-just occasionally saw so many glimpses of diarrhea.

  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters

    ★★

    Way back when, which was probably 2014 or something, that whole debacle surrounding the "re-imagining" of a nostalgic favorite seemed like the most pointless waste of time and print since Paris Hilton was famous. Now that I've seen the film in question, I don't know what's worse; people complaining about the "gendrification" (patent pending) of Ghostbusters, or Paul Feig's film.

    The major problem here is that it's supposed to be a comedy but I think two smirks was all it…

  • Blood Father

    Blood Father

    ★★★

    Home early from one of the last days at TIFF I wanted something a bit different.
    Erin Moriarty kind of makes this one a bit hard to sit through, as she's as bad as actors get and with lines in that same ballpark area, but if you just focus on Mel it's a fun enough ride.
    Too bad the beard was one of the casualties....

  • Criminal

    Criminal

    A line from this film when Costner steals some geezer's truck: "That is bang out of order!"

    Reaction from me: Oh ffs.

  • The Purge: Election Year

    The Purge: Election Year

    I don't remember the dialogue being as infuriatingly abysmal in the last one?

  • Blue Steel

    Blue Steel

    ★★½

    A couple of glowing reviews for this film had crept into my line of vision over the last few weeks, and as it came out on Bluray, I thought "why the hell not, I have a couple of hours free and I usually like what Kathryn Bigelow has to offer".

    This has to be a low point, though. I've read what others have stated are the strong points, and most of it boils down to female empowerment of some kind.…

  • Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland

    Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland

    ½

    #InternationalWomensDay

  • The Hunting Party

    The Hunting Party

    ★★★★

    I'd kept postponing this film since the moment of discovery, thinking it was a contemporary tale.
    Today I found out it was set in the Old West, and having longed for a new western experience, I didn't hesitate for a second.

    Trying to sympathise with any of the players in The Hunting Party is like playing the old kids' favourite; chair game. What I mean by that is that it switches around depending on the previous scene, as they all…