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  • Nightbreed

    Nightbreed

    As much as Hellraiser is a horror classic, and Lords of Illusion has its moments, Clive Barker’s Nightbreed is a total mess.

  • Fat City

    Fat City

    ★★★★

    A really nicely judged character study of how people end up stuck in the same cycles again and again. The script is funny and sad, and Stacey Keach is at the very top of his game.

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  • Breaking In

    Breaking In

    ★★

    A pretty derivative home invasion switch up with all round shameful acting and bad guys walking moodily around a big house. Gabrielle Union is easily the best thing about Breaking In and puts a solid shift in.

    Passed the time though.

  • Sing Street

    Sing Street

    ★½

    Hugely disappointing follow up to Carney's brilliant Once, and diverting Begin Again. I have four main issues with this film:

    1). The main actor is horribly miscast - I wanted to watch a film about his brother, or his other band-mates more than him - the pretentious, pious arse.

    2). The film begins well - its funny and I was settling in for a sweet, simple story about the minutiae of growing pains. Very quickly, the film abandons any interest…