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  • XX

    XX

    ★★

    All female directors do a horror anthology, shame it comes across as ideas that would have been left on the cutting room floor of better anthology films like V/H/S, Trick 'r Treat and the great telly show Inside No. 9. The only film that seems to end in a nice neat bow within it's runtime is the second one written/directed by the musician St. Vincent - it's poor, though. The other don't have enough time to get their shit over and just come across as cheap, half-arsed turgid pish. Really disappointed in it.

  • Free Fire

    Free Fire

    ★★★★

    I loved this film so much - very, very funny and way better than a movie about a bunch of people shooting at each other in a warehouse has any right to be. Ben Wheatley is so consistent with his wonderful output and it was great to see him work with such a varied and talented cast - at the Q&A he mentioned he wrote it after having a pint with Cillian Murphy with him in mind. First came the…

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  • Roar

    Roar

    ★★½

    It's practically a historical document about gigantic idiots. These people have a stupid, paper-thin plot for a film & decide to put $17 million, their gone-askew hippy minds & utterly stoned bodies on the line to prove that man & beasts with giant fucking teeth can co-exist. Which they can't. As this film proves.

    Reading the trivia on IMDb is like visiting Ogrish.com, the amount of people mauled & bitten on this film is frightening. The fact that the driving force behind it was…

  • Jaws

    Jaws

    ★★★★★

    I watched this ON A BOAT! The Tall Ship in Glasgow, to be precise. In the hull, where it was cold and damp & we had uncomfortable chairs, I was sat right at the front with a crick in my neck & the film jammed at "we're gonna need a bigger boat" - but I didn't care! Jaws is my favourite movie of all time, this was my favourite experience on a boat ever.