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  • The Handmaiden

    The Handmaiden

    ★★★★★

    What a stunning, beautiful, erotic and clever tale that uses the art of cinema to unfold its tale, slowly revealing truths and twists in a wonderful layered and patient way until it all comes together in an uplifting yet also darkly horrific finale. There’s nothing like Asian cinema and top of the pile for some time now has been the film’s of Korea. That none of these masterpieces year after year have ever had award nods or wins is a…

  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters

    ★★★★★

    Amazing watching this time as I got to introduce my 7yr old to it. She loved it and has been talking about ghosts and quoting lines since. This demonstrates why this film is a stone cold classic, it crosses boundaries and still doesn’t feel like it’s aged beyond a few hairdos and outfits. A total joy from start to finish.

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  • The Serpent and the Rainbow

    The Serpent and the Rainbow

    ★★★★½

    Superb voodoo zombie film. Pullman is great as the scientist who will not quit, with fantastic supporting work from Zakes Mokae as the bad guy Dargent and Brent Jennings as Louis Mozart, the maker of the zombie powder. Some very creepy nightmare sequences, plenty of bits to make your skin crawl and one bit to make any bloke cross his legs made this a thoroughly enjoyable watch from start to finish. Ending goes a bit Nightmare on Elm Street in a cheesy 80s way but whats not to love about that. Highly recommended for any horror fan and especially zombie fans.

  • Aliens

    Aliens

    ★★★★★

    Still pretty much the greatest action film ever made. To see it on an Imax screen just made it even better and when the worst thing I can say is some of the matte work from 30 years ago looked a teeny bit ropey on a 25m screen, it shows how well this film has aged. Just an absolute masterpiece. The best action, the greatest creature design, no CGI, the most quotable, epic characters (Vasquez and Hudson we salute you), I don't think this film will ever be bettered in terms of hardcore violent sci-fi action. My no.2 favourite film of all time.