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  • The Island of Dr. Moreau

    ★★★½

  • Sudden Death

    ★★★★

  • Stone Cold

    ★★★★★

  • Saloum

    ★★★★½

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  • The Island of Dr. Moreau

    The Island of Dr. Moreau

    ★★★½

    Unhinged as all fuck, and I kinda could feel it giving me a fever? Still, it's never boring and has a constant uneasy feel that's complimented with great squibs, genuinely great creature effects, and a surprisingly awesome score. Definitely worth watching for its insane elements alone.

  • Sudden Death

    Sudden Death

    ★★★★

    As far as Die Hard riffs go, you can't do too much better than this. The decision to set the terrorist threat alongside an in-progress hockey game is really inspired, and allows for some great cross-cutting between both kinds of action. It strikes this great balance where the action often takes place in the shadows, alleys, and high above the game itself, and there's a constant razor's edge where you're wondering when panic will ensue.

    I gotta check out more of Peter Hyams' films, this really worked for me.

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  • Godzilla vs. Kong

    Godzilla vs. Kong

    ★★★★½

    The responses to Godzilla vs Kong are likely to vary depending on whether it was viewed at home from a streaming platform or in a theatre. The reason for this is that Adam Wingard has put together the most blockbustery blockbuster to fill the screen in a very long time. The film cuts out almost all of the narrative busywork that goes along with something as bombastic as this, focusing only on the barest of essentials to drive the story…

  • Vampires

    Vampires

    ★★½

    I feel as though Vampires could be a terrific horror comedy, it is wasn't for just how mean spirited the entire thing is. The movie itself is a fairly light late 90s supernatural action film, but it's two main leads add a real mean streak which is ultimately what drags the whole thing down.

    James Woods' protagonist is just a cruel bastard throughout, and one of the more off-putting leads I've seen in a film. Throughout the film he's flying…