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  • Hellboy II: The Golden Army

    ★★★★½

  • The Magnificent Butcher

    ★★★★½

  • Morbius

  • New York Ninja

    ★★★

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  • Hellboy II: The Golden Army

    Hellboy II: The Golden Army

    ★★★★½

    Though I very much enjoyed the first Hellboy, Hellboy II: The Golden Army is in my opinion a sequel that is a considerable improvement across the board and represents one of the most fun and delightfully imaginative superhero I've watched in a long time. The two main issues I had with its predecessor, those being the bland main human character and the weak villains, are both jettisoned in this follow-up to great effect as it gives the main cast more…

  • The Magnificent Butcher

    The Magnificent Butcher

    ★★★★½

    On the surface, it might seem like The Magnificent Butcher was an attempt by Golden Harvest and director Yuen Woo-ping to repeat the success of his Drunken Master by placing Sammo Hung into a similar kung fu comedy but even if this is not as well-remembered, I think I might have enjoyed this more than Jackie Chan's breakout hit. This is as classical a martial arts comedy as possible, combining a very convoluted plot and slapstick humour with endless action…

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  • Morbius

    Morbius

    Just when I had thought (or hoped) that Uncharted would be the nadir of big-budget moviemaking in 2022, I also remembered that this was the year that the very same studio in Sony (dis)graced us by also releasing Morbius, the superhero movie that is undoubtedly one of the worst entries in the genre ever produced. Thankfully, I had made sure to skip this one while it had been playing in theatres but finally having caught up with it, I can…

  • Slither

    Slither

    ★★★½

    In his feature debut, James Gunn's Slither is a wonderfully made and suitably disgusting ode to horror movies of the 80s that balances a slick sense of humour and plenty of gory goodness to make for a fun horror comedy. It manages to achieve both sides of the genre mash-up by ensuring that neither the horror nor comedy overwhelms the other since this is a horror film that is rather disgusting but also kept lighthearted with a nice injection of…