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  • House 1977

    ★★★½ Watched 27 Aug, 2014 2

    SPOILERS

    OK. Which of you fuckers spiked my corn flakes?

    Well, clearly reviewing this 'properly' is a task that I envy no-one for. I for one am not even going to attempt it. Instead, I'm going to list a few ways in which this film is weird:-

    1) The cat.

    2) The watermelons.

    3) The music that sounds like a radio being tuned.

    4) The fact one of them is called Fantasy.

    5) The fact one of them is called…

  • Thunderball 1965

    ★★½ Rewatched 26 Aug, 2014 9

    I tried to watch this for the last six nights but kept falling asleep as I was watching it at bedtime.

    I don't know if that was because of tiredness though, or because it's just one of the dullest Bonds of all time. Relatively unthreatening villain, nothing plot, piss poor theme tune and endless boring underwater bits. The bit in the health spa was pretty good but why did I persevere with trying to watch this? Because it's not as if I've not been bored by it about a dozen times in the past.

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  • Punch-Drunk Love 2002

    ★★★★★ Added 65

    There's an LL Cool J quote that would be relevant here. Hello again.

    I'm well aware this is Letterboxd, a social network site that was created for people to talk about films rather than their personal problems and woes, so much of what I'm about to say may seem irrelevant and strangely out of place to those of you who, for some reason, stick it out and decide to see it through to the end. If you decide to do…

  • The Shining 1980

    ★★★★★ Added 12

    I think that The Shining is, outside of one of its major plot points, a pretty good name for this film. It's a shining example of why no filmmaker should feel obliged to as closely mirror a book as possible when doing an adaptation.

    When Stanley Kubrick released The Shining, Stephen King famously decried it, saying that it hardly resembled his novel at all. Quite often since then people have suggested that King simply does not understand cinema, an opinion…