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  • The Babysitter

    The Babysitter

    Absolute hot steaming pile of dog poop. Witless, unfunny, and so paper thin it barely justifies a 15 word pitch. 85 mins long and feels a good 30 mins longer. It’s no Charlie’s Angels....

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★

    It’s a very good sequel, one that expands and enlarges ideas and themes from the original in smart ways and presents them in bold and occasionally beautiful ways. But, It’s no masterpiece and is suffering from over-effusive reviews which i don’t quite get, maybe because it’s not another braindead Transformers sequel…or something of it’s ilk. Basically there’s not a single moment in Blade Runner 2049 that comes close to matching anything in the original. But that’s fine, it’s very good, maybe even great.

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  • Killer Joe

    Killer Joe

    ★★★★

    From its opening beaver shot to the breathtakingly unpleasant climax that caused 25% of the audience i saw it with to walk out, Killer Joe is a sweaty piece of gutter-sleaze shot through with humour so black you'll struggle to find it amongst the sexual horror on-screen. William Friedkin, I salute you.

  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★★★★

    Mother! is a stone cold masterpiece and my favourite film this year…you’re also just as likely to hate it as love it. Like the best of cinema it's divisive, provocative, thought provoking and exhilarating. Imbued with the spirit of Bunuel, Greenaway, Polanksi, and Pinter its a metaphorical horror that despite a clear intention works for any number of phycological terrors.