MovieBuFF1138

MovieBuFF1138

Favorite films

  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • The Dark Knight
  • The Mummy

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    ★★★★

  • Relic

    ★★★

  • Underwater

    ★★

  • Creature from the Haunted Sea

    ★★

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    Threads

    ★★★★

    I first became aware of the existence of this film probably about 5 or 6 years ago when I read a "most disturbing films" list on the internet. I kept note of it as its subject matter, apparent obscurity and alleged disturbingness intrigued me. Now that I have seen it, I completely understand why it may be placed on such a list, and I can't even imagine how disturbing it would have been in the context of 1984. I'm shocked…

  • Relic

    Relic

    ★★★

    Good, much better than most Australian films these days, but it's not perfect. It has its moments, and I like the message that the director was going for, but it also has a few flaws.

    I enjoyed the unsettling opening to the film and the general approach to the horror that avoided predictable jump scares, gore and clichés. The acting was a bit average though. There's some nice, slow tension but most of the time it feels like the plot's…

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