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  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Trainspotting
  • Rear Window
  • Mulholland Drive

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  • Wind River

    ★★★★

  • Paul

    ★★★

  • The Man Who Knew Too Much

    ★★★

  • Sexy Beast

    ★★★★★

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  • Wind River

    Wind River

    ★★★★

    If I’m being honest at this stage there aren’t many modern thrillers I haven’t watched, particularly when it comes to critically acclaimed ones. I stumbled across this a few days ago but I had to pick a perfect time to watch this and as I’ve been asleep for most of the day today unwell today  felt like the perfect opportunity to watch this. Is it another one of those modern thrillers I love or is it a misfire?

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  • Paul

    Paul

    ★★★

    Sometimes I wonder if there are only a select few directors that can get the very best out of the actors they work with. Edgar Wright, for example, always manages to get the best out of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, with his distinctively fast paced directorial style and snappy editing alongside his close working relationship with the pair almost always leading to comedy gold. Pegg in particular struggles without Wright; Run Fatboy Run isn’t exactly Fun Fatboy Fun without…

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  • The Terminator

    The Terminator

    ★★★★½

    Yes I know, I’ve never watched this film. Unfortunately when it comes to James Cameron I’ve only watched his recent vanity projects and I’ve never been able to get a feel for his earlier work, which I’ve been told is very good indeed. The Terminator is considered to be a classic, yet I’ve never really considered putting it on until now. Is it worthy of all of the accolades or is it one of those cinematic classics that hasn’t earned…

  • Joint Security Area

    Joint Security Area

    ★★★½

    I make no bones about the fact that I love modern Korean cinema. I love the intensity of it all, I love the way that every scene and every frame is meticulously executed right down to the tiniest of details. Modern Korean cinema at its best is also visually stunning and Korean films are the closest thing we have to modern cinematic art. Joint Security Area is one of the films that started it all, and is the fifth film…