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  • Oculus

    Oculus

    ★★★★

    Oculus is a combination of many other, much better films. The Exorcist, The Shining, Ringu, Poltergeist. It's not ashamed to borrow heavily from horror royalty. Theres no question that it is trying to punch above it's weight but thanks to some smart scripting and some terrific editing in the final act it manages hold it's head up high.

    It's a modern horror film told the old fasioned way.

  • Kong: Skull Island

    Kong: Skull Island

    ★★★

    350 tons of utter nonsense. 350 tons of fun.

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  • Welcome to the Punch

    Welcome to the Punch

    ★★★★

    You could be forgiven for thinking that the British film industry is dead. Lets be honest, the last big, successful, good movie, produced and distributed by a British studio was, The Woman in Black. That wonderfully scary and stylish ghost story that heralded the return of Hammer(at least for a time).

    There are lets not forget, are a decent number of films made in this country, The Kings Speech, Prometheus, Les Misrables, Skyfall to name but 4. None of these,…

  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained

    ★★★★

    The Good:-

    Mr T has spent his Fistfull of Dollars well. Django Unchained looks fabulous, sounds fantastic and is performed with all the vim and zip you would expect from the Director of Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown. The Script is very good and manages to balance riotous laughs and riotous violence in the way only QT can. There are some great blink and you miss them cameos(now de riguer for a Tarantino movie but still fun). Bruce Dern pops…