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  • Mute



    I completely get that this is objectively bad, but I can’t help it: I was entertained. Visually, it’s a feast. Dominic Monaghan’s minor role is golden. Paul Rudd is straight outta Free Fire. I can’t help but think Jennifer Aniston is probably divorcing Justin Theroux because of his character in this. Much of the acting is terrible (I can’t believe there are reviews on here saying the woman playing the girlfriend is good; that was the worst performance I’ve seen…

  • Tragedy Girls

    Tragedy Girls


    Fun and extremely watchable, but left me with A LOT of questions (see below). I ended up really hating the protagonists and I’d have preferred a version of this story in which I could’ve rooted for them. I did like the climax (the prom sequence) though.

    — It wasn’t clear what Tragedy Girls actually was – a Twitter account? A YouTube channel (we see them shooting videos)? It gets referred to a few times as a ‘blog’, which is…

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  • The Golden Compass

    The Golden Compass


    One of my vast collection of films I've watched about a thousand times because I can stick it on in the background while I'm writing, doing some work, reading a magazine, cooking, cleaning etc and not really have to concentrate. It had the potential to be much better, but I don't actually think it stands up too badly next to the book, even with the altered ending. Some of the casting is good (Nicole Kidman and the Magisterium officials, especially…

  • Zygote



    If The Thing had had a Final Girl, it might've gone a little something like this... Probably the slickest Oats short yet, and props for making the creepiest thing about the monster its tens-of-different-tortured-screams noises.