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  • 16 Blocks

    16 Blocks 2006

    ★★★ Watched 23 Jul, 2015

    Bruce Willis stars as a variation on a character that he has basically played in every single one of his films to date.

    Richard Donner's 16 Blocks will sit almost perfectly in the middle of that list.

    It's fast paced, tense and intermittently has a story that has been cobbled together from familiar elements, however they are cobbled in a way that is occasionally surprising. A few twists that keep you on your toes.

    Donner knows how to make…

  • Chappie

    Chappie 2015

    ★★★ Watched 15 Jul, 2015

    There is more to Neill Blomkamp films than the acting. Man.

    He is unquestionably one of the most exciting Science Fiction movie creators currently plying his trade. Man. Yes he has plenty to learn so early in his career, man, but the potential is unquestioned.

    Chappie, like his other work, is a mess. A scrapbook of under developed ideas and a multitude of mixed tone. Yet it just works man. I was never bored. Much of the film's success rests…

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  • Stoker

    Stoker 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 01 Mar, 2013 59

    At 98 minutes, this is my dream length of movie. I have said it all my life.

    After leaving this screening, and using the facilities, I could quite easily have jumped straight back in to watch the whole movie again. That doesn't happen to me often.

    Stoker is phenomenal.

    It's as dreamy as it is taught. As beautiful as it is horrific. It's The Tree of Life with A screenplay. An outstanding screenplay at that. It has been said that…

  • The Blair Witch Project

    The Blair Witch Project 1999

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 30 Jan, 2013 29

    Lets face the facts here, The Blair Witch Project was a groundbreaking film.

    A horror classic.

    A genre starter. And ultimately, the best of that genre.

    Unusually for a horror, It shows you nothing. There is no blood, there is no violence, and it explains absolutely nothing. It's a brilliant watch. A proper psychological horror.

    The actors never put a foot wrong, great performances. If we can call them performances, but of course this is real fear we are watching,…