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  • Unfriended: Dark Web

    Unfriended: Dark Web

    ★★★★

    The original "Unfriended" was a fun little indie horror with a supernatural twist and largly this sequel is more of the same as it retains the POV shooting style a group of friends meet up over skype to initally play "Cards Against Humanity" only to soon stumble into somthing much darker when Matias whose view point the film is shot from discovers a hidden file on his new laptop.

    Shot for a mere $1 million here the sequel smartly trades…

  • Pacific Rim: Uprising

    Pacific Rim: Uprising

    ★★★★

    Pacific Rim Uprising was unquestionably a film I was looking forward to, even if my general lack of desire to pay for overpriced cinema tickets has meant that it's taken me until now to actually watch it. Needless to say with Del Toro not returning for this sequel there was certainly an element of doubt if it could love up to his original love letter to the Kaiju genre and for the most part I feel that Steven S. DeKnight's…

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  • Troll Hunter

    Troll Hunter

    ★★★½

    When it comes to the found footage genre, I frequently find myself zoning out, especially when so many of the films belonging to this sub-genre seem to be under the impression that fuzzy shots and frantic camera movements give the viewer the illusion of being with the character being followed or that it somehow increases the tension, which is an interesting idea considering how hard it is to be affected by something that the camera can’t even bother to focus…

  • Deep Red

    Deep Red

    ★★★★

    Sometimes all it takes is for one film to make you question your established opinion on a genre / director, something which certainly was the case here being neither a fan of Argento’s films I had seen much like the few giallo films I had also seen. Needless to I was pretty sure of my opinions only for this film to then go and screw it all up, let alone leaving me wondering if I’d been too quick in forming…