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  • After the Screaming Stops

    After the Screaming Stops

    ★★★★★

    Hilarious, uncomfortable and at times very moving. Future cult classic, complete with endless quotable lines, and destined to be seen as one of the great rock-docs.

  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice

    ★★★★★

    Masquerading as a 70s neo-noir in the vein of Altman’s Long Goodbye or Night Moves, Inherent Vice is a shambling paranoid bad trip, absurdist comedy, and melancholy come-down as the summer of love gave way to Manson and Altamont (both of which echo through Vice). If you can get on its wacked out vibe, you’ll find another masterpiece from the greatest film-maker of his generation.

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  • 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.

  • 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.