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  • Halloween

    Halloween

    ★★★★½

    Honestly, this film is so good. What a surprise.

    David Gordon Green's 'Halloween' has the perfect blend of modernity, homage and respect to the original, comedy and horror that make this easily one of the best films of the year and a future horror classic. The original and new music, the gorgeous visuals, Jamie Lee Curtis, Myers!

    For me, there is a clear feminist undertone to the whole thing. It takes a stab at the sexism and misogyny of not…

  • The Andromeda Strain

    The Andromeda Strain

    ★★½

    Enjoyed the sci-fi aspects and film making. Didn't like the blatant animal cruelty for entertainment, turned off once they started suffocating yet another animal.

    Animal cruelty in older films is conflicting.

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  • Moonrise Kingdom

    Moonrise Kingdom

    ★★★★★

    Is Moonrise Kingdom a film about true love, or childhood naivety? I’m hoping for the former but I can’t help but think it’s the latter. Anderson has created such a wonderful, charming film delivering a childlike experience of what we perceive to be our first love but has drenched it with adult issues of infidelity, responsibility and grief. The film is at its core a sad film, a tragedy much like every other Anderson joint. Suzie’s parent’s broken relationship and…

  • Foxcatcher

    Foxcatcher

    ★★★★★

    Normally I would go into a film completely blind, I've always found that this was for the best as it enables you to react more naturally to the events on screen. However, I went into Foxcatcher knowing the basic premise and found that it added so much to my viewing.

    I'm going to say it now, Bennet Miller's Foxcatcher is one of the greatest sports films of all time. I went in with no expectations, I'm not a sports fan…