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  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina 2015

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 05 Feb, 2016

    Apparently Alex Garland's directorial debut was long awaited.

    By whom I am not sure, but one thing for certain is that his second directorial feature will be hugely anticipated.

    Ex-Machina is a Sci-Fi film anchored by three incredible performances. It capitalises on the burgeoning star power of Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, and Alicia Vikander. Barring a few basic design flaws, it's tastefully brilliant special effects and stunning cinematography make for a stunningly modern looking movie.

    This is a movie that…

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 04 Feb, 2016

    Wes Anderson is a formidable artist.

    One who is not to everyone's taste, but one who has already composed a work of art or two. In fact as every piece rolls on he is becoming more and more popular.

    His films now appear to appeal to all.

    All who love brilliance anyway.

    The Grand Budapest Hotel is brilliant. It's still "quirky", which, it seems, is still what newcomers find appealing about Wes Anderson. Although merely labelling GBH as quirky doesn't…

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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,…