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  • Sing

    Sing

    ★★★½

    Overlong, but by the time it's hits the final stretch, the directors inventive music video chops shine through.

  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    ★★★½

    While this is beautifully made and incredibly well acted, I just couldn't go with events of the last half.

    Typically profane stuff from this director, but reigning in the comedy, this has a few moments in its first half which are very powerful.

    I didn't get the same feeling for the second half which I just couldn't engage with.

    It's definitely worth a watch, but I felt it a little uneven.

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  • It Follows

    It Follows

    ★★★★★

    I honestly have never had an hour and a half go so quickly.

    This is a great little lo-fi horror film. It engages with loads of the expected teen horror film tropes and plays with them.

    It wins by giving you a batch of characters you like and making the sense of dread constant. From about 15 minutes in you are ensure of what is going to happen or when. After about forty minutes you starting checking behind you at…

  • Let Her Out

    Let Her Out

    ★★½

    A partially successful !evil twin" psychological thriller.

    This has an outstanding pre-credits sequence which gives the impression of darker things to come, but the half hour which follows it is more than a little soapy and I did find myself checking out for a while.

    It rescues itself, however for the it's last hour, which ramps up the psychosis and becomes far more entertaining.

    All in all, it's a decent little thriller with a couple of good set pieces, an improvement in pacing, particularly during that first half could have made this something special.