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  • RoboCop
  • Jaws
  • Flash Gordon
  • Apocalypse Now

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  • Get Carter

    ★★★★★

  • Prey

    ★★★★

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★½

  • Most Dangerous Game

    ★½

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  • The Stepfather

    The Stepfather

    ★★★★

    I actually watched the remake some time ago, having never seen the original. No idea why. Anyway, the remake is terrible. The original isn't it. I was pleasantly surprised to see in the opening credits that the screenplay was penned by one of my favourite crime authors, Donald E. Westlake. So no surprise that this film is very tightly plotted without an ounce of fat on its bones. All held together by a superb performance from Terry O' Quinn.

  • Copshop

    Copshop

    ★★

    The best bits are when the music from Magnum Force and Dirty Harry plays on the soundtrack. Other than that, average.

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  • A Horrible Way to Die

    A Horrible Way to Die

    ★★

    Pity the poor actors in A Horrible Way To Die. They do a pretty great job, especially Amy Seimetz as the alcoholic ex-girlfriend of a serial killer who's escaped from jail.

    All her efforts are virtually undone by a director who can't keep the camera still for more than a second. Or who thinks it's so cool to have out-of-focus objects in the foreground for every other shot.

    Drinking game: every time the camera loses focus and pans downwards at…

  • Predators

    Predators

    Film through the years is lit­tered with quotable lines, not least the orig­i­nal Preda­tor. “Get to da choppa!” and “Jeez! You got a big pussy!” are just two exam­ples of Hol­ly­wood script writ­ing at it’s absolute best.

    Aside from that, it’s one of the few films where Arnie is upstaged, almost. And by a seven foot guy in a rub­ber suit. One of the most iconic designs in cin­ema his­tory, the Preda­tor has unfor­tu­nately been rel­e­gated to star­ring in a…