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  • The Wailing

    The Wailing

    ★★★★½

    Terrifying and disturbing, The Wailing keeps you on edge for two and a half hours, mostly because you've little idea what's really going to happen.

    It's unpredictable, but not off-the-wall, shocking, but not gratuitious, and deadly serious, but not without lighter moments. It's perfectly balanced.

    It may be over-long by about twenty minutes, but it manages to sustain its runtime with great engagement. Its characters are ordinary folk, nothing extraordinary about them, and you identify with them greatly because of it. It's refreshing to see.

  • Brawl in Cell Block 99

    Brawl in Cell Block 99

    ★★★★

    Like, I can't say it's perfect. Though I've never seen anything like this before, 130mins of basically two different films - yet totally unjarring. Vince Vaughan makes you absolutely buy his character, someone get this man a damn beer. Totally recommend.

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  • The Big Lebowski

    The Big Lebowski

    ★★★★★

    It's taken me a long time to figure out why The Big Lebowski is such a cult movie and isn't more popular. The Coen Brothers have made some huge films, so why don't more people know this? Especially since this film stars Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Julianne Moore and others. Surely people would know this movie? Well. No.

    The simple reason I think this is a cult movie is because it is a character movie. A lot of…

  • Moon

    Moon

    ★★★★★

    Wow. I went into this film blind, all I knew about it was that it was about Sam Rockwell alone on the moon, which I sort of ascertained from looking at the poster. I wasn't really that hyped about this, I kind of just stuck it on because I felt like watching a film. I'm so glad I did.

    Sam Rockwell plays a guy called Sam Bell who is working alone on the far side of the moon with only…