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  • Apollo 18

    Apollo 18

    ★½

    Terrific film-stock! Unfortunately everything else about the film is underdeveloped.

  • Pioneer

    Pioneer

    ★★★½

    Good looking, period conspiracy drama.

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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…