Favorite films

  • Midnight Run
  • Jaws
  • Rocky
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

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  • Drag Me to Hell

    ★★★★

  • The Sandlot

    ★★★½

  • County Lines

    ★★★★

  • Clear and Present Danger

    ★★★★

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  • Drag Me to Hell

    Drag Me to Hell

    ★★★★

    I enjoy this film equal to how much my wife hates it. And she absolutely DETESTS it! She hates every single minute for the reason I admire it - its unashamed, nasty, almost perverse degree of cruelty.

    It is a lot of fun and a very well put together 'thrill-ride', despite the CGI starting to date already and the body-fluid stuff feeling weirdly out of place. Sam Raimi can be a fantastic 'carnival' director when he's on point, like he…

  • The Sandlot

    The Sandlot

    ★★★½

    I never caught this first time round as a kid, which is all the more saddening because this would've landed back in 1993 with me at a time when I probably needed it most in my life.

    I only came to it now because my eldest asked to watch it and I had to watch along with him to check it for appropriateness. And I found it to be a complete delight.

    It really did well to evoke inside of…

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  • Midnight Run

    Midnight Run

    ★★★★★

    My love for this film knows no bounds. I first experienced it way back in the early nineties when, after a disastrous night out on the drink with my friends (I caught my girlfriend cheating, got dumped before I could dump, got beaten up by the guy she was cheating on me with and staggered home drunk with a broken nose - in that order!), I crashed down in front of BBC1 and found MIDNIGHT RUN showing as a late…

  • God of Gamblers

    God of Gamblers

    ★★★½

    It is easier to have a pisshead in a pub try to explain their solution to Fermat's Last Theorem after 11 pints than it is to try and stay sane keeping track of the absolutely insane 'chronology' of the GOD OF GAMBLERS "franchise".

    A surprising success in 1989 that even its makers did not see coming, it spawned a Stephen Chow led parody before it ever birthed a sequel.

    That parody, ALL FOR THE WINNER, led to a genuinely crazy