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  • Star Wars
  • Night of the Living Dead
  • Rear Window
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  • Tentacles

  • The Disaster Artist

    ★★★½

  • The Hole

    ★★★

  • Cat People

    ★★★½

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  • Tentacles

    Tentacles

    Watched on; Amazon Prime.

    After the first ever Blockbuster 'Jaws', all of the big producers rushed to replicate the box-office success, none of them really succeeded. Some of them managed to produce some amusing anecdotes in Hollywood, however 'Tentacles', is an endnote in the race to creature feature cash cow. If only, it left you hanging on a hook.

    From the off, we not only know that we are being fed offal, but the film makers don't even think of…

  • The Disaster Artist

    The Disaster Artist

    ★★★½

    Watched on; DVD.

    I will open on the revelation; I have never actually seen 'The Room'. It is a massive one omitting from my watchlist, and one that I hope to correct soon. Even so, I have seen all of the famous scenes, and have read quite extensively about not only it's making of, but also it's legacy.

    'The Disaster Artist' is a film about friendship, framed within the making of a film, that is widely credited as the worst…

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  • 10 Cloverfield Lane

    10 Cloverfield Lane

    ★★★★

    It is amazing how much time I have to go and watch new films now I no longer run a pub, and I must say, with a bunch of free tickets from a friend, Andrea and I are starting to reignite our love for the cinema. This is a film that ticked both boxes, she loved the first film, I love John Goodman, and have more than a little bit of a soft spot for Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Added to…

  • The Hateful Eight

    The Hateful Eight

    ★★★★

    I had been pretty lackadaisical in watching serious cinema of late, and with this sitting on the 'To Watch' pile for quite some time, and Andrea being a massive fan of Tarantino, it seemed like the logical choice for a lazy Saturday evening. I had heard mixed things, the most intruiging of which from my mate Terry, that he switched off after an hour because of how boring it was. I always love a challenge, and 'The Hateful Eight' was…