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  • Baskin

    Baskin

    ★★★

    This unique Turkish shocker gloats with such dark visual storytelling and builds tension effectively. It blends David Lynch surreal like qualities with Clive Barker's body horror. Whose "pain is pleasure and pleasure is pain" ethos weighs heavily upon the films runtime. We’re subjected to ride with a squad of grizzled law enforcers, as fracturing pre-match banter shatters to provide backup in an ominously remote location; a gore-splattered museum of the macabre showcasing, arguably, the years most twisted canvas in terms…

  • T2 Trainspotting

    T2 Trainspotting

    ★★★½

    It's been an astounding 21 years since Trainspotting's neo-classic burst onto screens. Depicting a heroin damnation populated with Scotland’s dregs of society, the film became a surprising cult hit. I mean, there are still few visuals more recognisable than Renton's (Ewan McGregor) battered old kicks smashing the pavement to the wild eyed fire of Iggy Pop’s Lust for Life. Or the injection of such a powerful monologue ("Choose life") which soon became a war-cry of culture, hitting a generation that…

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    Never has adrenaline burned with such visceral prestige, trust, or manner. As writer-director George Miller returns to those famed and dried up dystopian roots, of which he has long been accustomed to, using that vast knowledge as a blueprint to veer off into the midst of an unforgiving desert, to voice a spellbinding, mile-a-minute, jaw-dropping tale of stark and utter madness.

    A visually exhilarating ride situated from inside a gear-headed cat-and-mouse chase. It's a film that grips the audience from…

  • Mommy

    Mommy

    ★★★★★

    "Not a dull moment with Steve."

    [Writer/Director] Xavier Dolan's triumphant form continues, with his latest film Mommy. A filmmaking marvel, magnified by the directors incredible grasp and depth, for that of its coveted subject matter. Dolan surpasses all past endeavours, exceeding himself once more. While at the same time elevating cinema to a higher standard. This powerhouse hitter of melodrama is small in scope, but ambitious in concept, gracefully shifting from script to screen with such ease and poise. But…