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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Jaws
  • Seven Samurai
  • Apocalypse Now

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  • Brides of Blood

    ★★

  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    ★★★★

  • Anything for Jackson

    ★★★

  • Xanadu

    ★★

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  • Brides of Blood

    Brides of Blood

    ★★

    More jungle hokum from Eddie Romero - looking way better than it has any right to in a spanking restoration on bloo.

    It's too damn long, but the usual mixture of sincerity, effort and ambition undermined by technology and budget applies. I'm not sure if dramatic irony is at play or the movie genuinely thinks we haven't figured everything out within minutes, but the slow circuit around The Point does get a little tiresome, and our protagonists are frustratingly chill…

  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    ★★★★

    Blank Check Special Features.

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  • Solaris

    Solaris

    ★★★★★

    I revisited Solaris for the first time after a good 20 years (I last saw it on television, undoubtedly pan-and-scanned, and probably riddled with adverts). The only effect it had on me back then was the feeling that it was too long, and wasn't quite as good as 2001 - the obvious, lazy comparison - but that it was obviously good, and important. It's a long, philosophical sci-fi film! Of course, in my bloody-minded book everything compares unfavourably to 2001,…

  • Argoman the Fantastic Superman

    Argoman the Fantastic Superman

    ★★

    Insufferably smug and self-congratulating master thief and sexual predator Argoman uses telekinetic powers to prevent the Queen of the World uniting the human race under the banner of awesome 60s fashion.