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  • O

    O

    ★★

    O, hell no

  • The Pleasure Garden

    The Pleasure Garden

    ★★★★

    Hitchcock's first completed feature escalates from frothy, London-based romance to fever-fuelled crimes of passion in the tropics in just one silent, zippily-edited hour. A morality play about two couples and their interweaving destinies, The Pleasure Garden contains many of the thematic tropes with which the 25-year-old director would become synonymous: adultery, betrayal, love, lust, madness, marriage, melodrama, misogyny and murder, to alphabetise but a few.

    But it's the sleight-of-hand storytelling that's most impressive in retrospect: Hitch employs foreshadowing and subtle…

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  • Oblivion

    Oblivion

    ★★★

    If you're the kind of person who liked Moon but a) needed every single piece of information explained to you at length and b) didn't think it had enough explosions or Tom Cruise in it, then Oblivion is for you.

  • Man of Steel

    Man of Steel

    ★★

    Like Krypton itself, Man Of Steel collapses under the weight of its own excesses, its hollow core the cause of its doom. It's beyond saving.

    That said, fat Laurence Fishburne outjogging a collapsing skyscraper is proper lolz.