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  • Big Game

    Big Game

    ★★½

    From the makers of Rare Exports, a big, daft U.S. action film. Enjoyably dumb.

  • The Evil Within

    The Evil Within

    ★★★½

    For the most part it is an eighties-style horror, however there are moments of surreal animation that elevate it into an eccentric cinematic one-off with a background story as bizarre as the film itself.

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  • Cub

    Cub

    ★★★★

    I think I was expecting this to be a more arthouse examination of identity (like Goodnight Mommy), instead it's a refreshing slice of brutal Belgian exploitation.

  • Forbidden Kingdom

    Forbidden Kingdom

    ★★½

    Terrible pacing, awful wrap-around narrative, and a tone that careers wildly about the place, at least 50% of this film should be on a 'so bad it's almost good' list.

    Initially (and from the publicity) this seems like a remake of the classic piece of folk-horror cinema, however the story here is very much expanded - although whether or not that's in keeping with Gogol's novella I've yet to find out.

    However, not being a simple remake works in its…