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  • Pink Floyd: The Wall

    Pink Floyd: The Wall

    ★★★★½

    I waited a long time to watch this with the right person. I knew I was going to love it - I've been a massive fan of Pink Floyd for ages - but I wanted to share it with someone who would really get it.

    When I mentioned to my wife that I hadn't seen it yet (despite having owned the DVD since long before I met her), she immediately turned off the lights and urged me to put in…

  • Highlander

    Highlander

    ★★★★

    The immortal Connor MacLeod (Luke Skywalker) begins life as a normal chap in 16th century Scotland, but is cast out of his village under suspicion of devilry when he miraculously recovers from an obviously fatal battle wound.

    Sean Connery stars as Ramiraz (Ben Kenobe), and trains the young highlander (Jedi) in the art of swordplay and use of The Quickening (The Force).

    A tall warrior in black with a breathing problem (caused by an injury sustained in battle with Ramiraz),…

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  • Let's Be Evil

    Let's Be Evil

    ★★

    A slightly interesting concept, weakly scripted and acted. A subterranean facility where a group of gifted children are trained to be the next generation of world leaders. The facility is run by an AI, who needs some help managing the kids. Three adults are brought in to supervise the kids. The whole facility is in darkness so you need special augmented reality glasses to find your way around. Now you only see what the AI wants you to see. Sadly, there’s not much more to it.

    It’s not scary, it’s not clever. It’s not thought provoking. It’s not good.

  • The 6th Day

    The 6th Day

    ★★½

    I saw this ages ago but I must have forgotten. Some deja vu halfway through unlocked vague memories of the basic beats of the plot, mainly because I remembered that there were unresolved questions. Sure enough, they remain unresolved on second viewing. Next time I’ll have Letterboxd to remind me that I’ve already seen it. Won’t make that mistake again.

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  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

    The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

    Terry Gilliam always makes shit movies.

    He made this movie.

    It's shit.

  • The Man Who Fell to Earth

    The Man Who Fell to Earth

    A strange film about an alien, disguised as a youthful and thin David Bowie, who comes to Earth for a drink of water (wtf?). He becomes a wealthy tycoon by selling silver rings for $20 (wtf?). He longs to get home to his family, but a dream sequence seems to indicate that they've most likely died of dehydration. Nevertheless, he bootstraps a private space program so he can return to his home planet now that he's had his glass of…