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Recent reviews

  • Scream VI

    Scream VI


    Perhaps it's due to the fact that this was the first Scream film I saw on the big screen, but I actually felt this was one of the strongest entries in the series.

    Moving the action to New York (well, actually Montreal disguised as New York, but who's splitting hairs?) gives this one a completely different atmosphere, and while Scream 5 played it fairly safe in terms of sticking to the template established by Craven/Williamson, this one feels like the…

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    Second time watching this, and it definitely holds up on a repeat viewing. Marginally better than PEARL, I reckon -- and it was definitely a good idea to watch them only a day apart as it helped me appreciate the connective tissue more, such as the reference to Pearl's dislike of blondes.

    I actually enjoy the first half, where it's mostly just the gang shooting their porno with some menacing undertones, more than the no-holds-barred slasher movie second half. And the scene with Brittany Snow singing "Landslide" is utterly transcendent: www.youtube.com/watch?v=-aCkA9OIlb4

    I'm totally ready for MaXXXine!

Popular reviews

  • Rust and Bone

    Rust and Bone


    A film in which one of the most moving scenes of the year is set to a Katy Perry song. It takes an exceptionally good director to pull THAT off.

  • Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive


    I should be annoyed by this film's stubborn refusal to make a lick of sense, but I'm not. Not one bit. Over a decade after I first saw it, MULHOLLAND DRIVE remains as sumptuous and mesmerising an experience as ever. I'm almost inclined to suggest that to try to decode it and impose rational logic on it is to miss the point - better to just let the sounds and images wash over you and experience it as Diane (the…