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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl 2014

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 01 Sep, 2015

    Go on girl.

    Gone Girl is a terrific psychological thriller with an astonishing turn from Rosamund Pike.

    One that will surely make her a household name and an Oscar winning actress.

    The movies director, David Fincher, has set about establishing a completely new tone in order to make this insane story insanier. With Pike's performance airing on the side of Jack Nicholson she needed a steady straight man, and obviously Ben Affleck delivers this. Their oppositly pitched performances come at…

  • Still Alice

    Still Alice 2014

    ★★★ Watched 10 Aug, 2015

    An unforgettable performance in an otherwise forgettable film.

    Still Alice has the feel of a TV-movie. Everything is just a tad bland. Everything except the at times cheesy direction. Julianne Moore delivers a rather stunning turn that is so intentionally subtle that it appears that she is rebelling against ...... direction. Moore is the main reason that this movie works. She's so natural and free of vanity. She doesn't telegraph the tragedy of her situation.

    Still Alice is the kind…

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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,…