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  • Cotton Comes to Harlem

    Cotton Comes to Harlem

    ★★★½

    Cotton Comes to Harlem is a hard nosed adaptation of hard nosed novel by Chester Himes and it's mostly pretty decent.

    However, deapite hitting all the right beats, the film (directed by one of my favourite charactor actors, Ossie Davis) is too safe; never reaching the crazed hights of the source material and i struggled to move beyond that.

    As a Blaxploitation flick, its a solid affair and well made. It has a self aware streak that i appreciated; when…

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    ★★★½

    Well that sure was a lot to take in.
    The opening scene was like something out of Spaceballs and it only got worse from there.

    Some great crowd pleasing moments make up for a lot of .... erm.... not so good stuff.

    I dont want to spoil anything in detail so i'll just say it's very entertaining.

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  • Street Fighter

    Street Fighter

    ★★★

    Lets not fool ourselves here - Street Fighter is a piece of shit.
    But I'll be damned if time isn't being kind to this car crash. Watching it as a straight comedy last night in a packed cinema, it was a hoot.

    Things that are bad about Street Fighter = Everything.

    Things that are amazing in Street Fighter =

    - Raul Julia's straight delivery of a proposterous script.
    - Van Damme's inspirational call to arms.
    - Van Damme calling Bison…

  • Train to Busan

    Train to Busan

    ★★★★½

    SO. MANY. EMOTIONS!!!
    Damn, Train to Busan. I don't know what to say.
    It's an emotional rollercoaster, that's for sure. A slow start quickly gives way to an adrenaline packed, emotionally wrenching horror movie. Although to be more accurate, this ain't no ordinary horror movie; it's an action movie, a disaster movie & a family drama all in one.

    Zombies on a train is such a cool idea (Horror Express already proved this) - I mean, where do you escape to?…