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  • Heat
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • The Godfather
  • Apocalypse Now

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  • Man of Steel

    ★★★★½

  • Days of Thunder

    ★★★

  • Pitch Black

    ★★★★

  • Return of Wong Fei Hung

    ½

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  • Return of Wong Fei Hung

    Return of Wong Fei Hung

    Garbage. Skip it and instead watch a genuinely great Wong Fei-Hung film in the form of my personal favourite, IRON MONKEY. 🐒

  • Suture

    Suture

    ★★★½

    Arrow Blu-Ray. 4K scan from the OCN. Great restoration of such an intriguing yet little seen arthouse psychological drama. Well worth catching, with a career best turn from Dennis Haysbert. Superb B&W cinematography too.

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  • The Fugitive

    The Fugitive

    ★★★★

    Nearly 30 years old, and still one of THE greatest TV show to film conversions ever.

    Commanding work from Ford and Jones, good old fashioned practically shot action and suspense, a compelling score by James Newton Howard and while it may sometimes be clichéd to refer to a city being a character within a movie, Chicago is shot so supremely well in this movie that it literally feels like the most elaborately constructed cage ever for an epic cat and mouse game.

    Easily one of the finest mainstream blockbuster tentpole thrillers of the 90s.

  • The Night of the Hunter

    The Night of the Hunter

    ★★★★★

    "Leaning.. Leaning... Leaning in the everlasting arms"....

    The greatest Southern Gothic fairytale psychological suspenser ever committed to celluloid.

    The most scintillating performance that the legendary Robert Mitchum ever delivered, besting his spectacular work as Max Cady in the original CAPE FEAR for sheer spine chilling evil.

    For me, the most resplendent use of expressionistic light and shadows in American cinema, along with CITIZEN KANE.

    Off the top of my head, I'm genuinely hard pressed to name a greater "one and…