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  • The Gentlemen

    The Gentlemen

    ★★★½

    Gotta ignore the abundant racism, the rape, the fact that we got to see nothing of the all-female car workshop, and whatever the hell the pig sequence was, but once you do, it's pretty entertaining! My religious mam loved it.

  • The Half of It

    The Half of It

    ★★★

    Very sweet, funny, entertaining, but tonally wobbly and with strange dashes of religious homophobia that didn't fit. I understand this is in a rural, religious community, but the whole "you're going to hell"-speech came from a) the wrong character and b) the wrong film.

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  • The Hippopotamus

    The Hippopotamus

    ★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    90 min of try hard intellectual comedy, about an insufferable teen raping people and getting pitied for it, narrated in the most pompous rp only Stephen Fry can manage.

  • Lake of the Dead

    Lake of the Dead

    ★★★★

    I don't understand how this movie still manages to skeeve me out. This is the third time I've seen it. I've read it twice. I've seen a play based on the book. I've analysed it once before. I am, in other words, very familiar with the plot. It's not really that scary. The cinematography is clunky in the way horrors from the fifties/sixties usually are. And yet! Here I am. Properly skeeved. Good shit.