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  • Love and Monsters

    Love and Monsters

    ★★★

    Annihilation for kids.

  • Rich and Strange

    Rich and Strange

    ★★★

    Hitchcock’s final film for BIP was Rich and Strange is a fascinating little curio. A bored suburban couple with marital difficulties come into some money and decide to go on the south sea cruise they’ve always dreamed of and extra martial affairs and other adventures ensue.

    A labour of love, Hitch returns to all of the elements of silent cinema he was forced to lose in the sound era, the illustrative titles, the fast, punchy editing, expressive acting and exaggerated…

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  • Love Actually

    Love Actually

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    There’s a moment and it happens with increasing regularity because apart from American Pie: Band Camp it seems to be the only film ITV2 has the terrestrial rights to, that Twitter decides to collectively watch Love Actually. Often it’s a Sunday night and for about two or three hours (or longer thanks to ITV2+1) my timeline will fill up with people crying over Emma Thompson’s performance or Liam Neeson’s performance or offering their strongly held belief that it’s the greatest…

  • Slumber

    Slumber

    ★★★

    Not as good as the poster BUT has Sylv playing the wise old mad man who explains who the antagonist in full on Curse of Fenric evil from before time mode. Absolutely worth it for his performance.