Alastair Heckers
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  • Maggie's Plan

    Maggie's Plan

    ★★½

    Was really hoping for a Žižek cameo *sniff*.

  • Niandra

    Niandra

    ★★★★½

    Once again Gustav leaves me blubbering on a kitchen floor & I really wish I was joking.

    Having been thoroughly impressed by Repression, feeling the acute sense of isolation, aimlessness and desire for something else wholly unkown, I was somewhat prepared for this film.. yeh i was wrong.

    I should start with saying I love the naturalistic feel Gustav's work has. A view obscured by branches. Snow half melting on the pavement. Gustav has a great sense of capturing the moment,…

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  • Sharknado 2: The Second One

    Sharknado 2: The Second One

    ★★

    Some guilty laughs were had, the incorporation of chainsaws were a worthwhile addition. It's a lot of fun but cannot rate highly due to disgusting product placement which completely ruined the shlock fun and reminded me of the capitalist filmmaking hellscape that spawned Sharknado. What's scarier than a tornado full of sharks? Cynically corporate film production.

    Fun aside: watched with my mum who thought the most implausible aspect was how all the ladies hair remained so well styled during the shark slaughtering antics.

  • Re-Animator

    Re-Animator

    ★★★★

    Me, watching this with the biggest shit eating grin plastered across my face: What the fuck is wrong with me?