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  • Ip Man

    Ip Man

    ★★★★½

    Digging into 70's/80's Kung Fu flicks, it's sometimes easy to dismiss their more modern off-spring. This is for a variety of reasons but for me it's because they often lack the DIY charm of early fight-flicks.

    It's a shame I feel that way because I'm probably missing a lot of great stuff; Ip Man being a great example.

    The film isn't your standard Kung Fu flick, either. Sure there is fighting but that's only because the film is a biography…

  • The Craft

    The Craft

    ★★★

    We couldn't find The Lost Boys on Netflix... so this had to do.

    The Craft is so painfully 90's it hurts, but the film is elevated by it's (still) cool soundtrack, a host of familiar actors and some genuinely dark scenes. The movie might be little more than a Lost Boys rip-off but between Fairuza Balk's off the rails performance and Robin Tunney's knee length socks, The Craft just about justifies it's iconic status alongside it's bigger brother.

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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?…