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  • Candyman

    Candyman

    ★★★★½

    I don't think I got this till now. I'd seen it a couple of times but I just wasn't able to get on with it until watching it again today. For some reason something clicked and I found myself hypnotized by this haunting, romantic, ethereal ghost story. That somehow feels very real and grounded despite it's plot.

    The score from Phillip Glass is inspired, Virginia Madsen is phenomenal and the ever phantasmigorical Tony Todd is on top form as Candyman.…

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street

    A Nightmare on Elm Street

    ★★★★★

    I first saw this at the age of 13 years old. I was up past my bedtime, channel hopping on a school night. I suddenly stopped channel hopping when I landed on the opening scene. Seeing that glove being placed upon Freddy Krueger's hand…left me instantly entranced. Before that moment I think I was indifferent to horror as a genre.

    The late great Wes Craven's A Nightmare On Elm Street is an undeniable horror classic. Robert Englund gives a career…

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  • The Upside

    The Upside

    ½

    Take The Intouchables, subtract the terrific performances, replace the heartwarming yet sincere chemistry between François Cluzet and Omar Sy with cheap humour and stereotypical back and forth charmless behaviour and add a bit of that generic American award begging feeling that Hollywood never seems to get sick of…

    And then you have The Upside. A film that panders towards the people in the world that think films are only worth watching If they're in English.

    I'd be lying If I said I didn't consider walking out halfway through.

  • Pet Sematary

    Pet Sematary

    ★★★★

    Before I get started on this review I am gonna quickly mention the book which It's based on and the previous adaptation of that book. The book is amazing and one of King's best works but the 1989 film…sucks. I kind of hate it. And the cult following It's gathered over the years confuses me. And what's more confusing is that people keep calling It a faithful adaptation despite the fact that there's not a mention of The Wendigo, entire…