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  • The Manchurian Candidate

    The Manchurian Candidate

    ★★★★

    So, you're saying that someone with an outside interest could manipulate and control the Presidency of the United States of America?

    That's so unbelievable...

  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina

    ★★★

    Some films are better watched once.

    My first reaction to Alex Garland's directorial debut was a profound one. I was mesmerised by it. A chamber piece of horrors. Everything clicked.

    Some films are better watched once.

    I believe this is my third watch of Ex Machina, and I was left a little indifferent this time around. It's still has a lot on show: the wonderful ambient lighting, that booming score, and the science of it all is still pretty exquisite.…

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  • Jaws

    Jaws

    ★★★★★

    No review needed. If you haven't seen Jaws, you're dead to me.

  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina

    ★★★★½

    We fear what we don't understand, and the more we don't understand, the less we ask questions.

    Alex Garland's directorial debut has the above statement running through it's veins. Caleb, a bright and prodigious young computer software coder, wins a competition to spend a week in the company of Nathan, the CEO of large technological corporation - who's idiosyncrasies aren't too far removed from those of Tony Stark's - who has been playing deus ex machina in his spare time:…