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  • Starship Troopers

    Starship Troopers

    ★★★★½

    To celebrate the release of another little space flick that everyone seems to be getting excitied about, we express our Two Cents on Paul Verhoeven's delightfully subversive STARSHIP TROOPERS. Like STAR WARS with added facism, ultra-violence, boobs and Neil Patrick Harris.

    Wouldn't you like to know more? Then head on over to Cinapse!

    cinapse.co/2015/12/11/starship-troopers-two-cents/

    Robert A. Heinlein’s bonkers sci-fi fascist tract about the escalating (and needless) war between humanity and giant space insects is given a knowingly silly satirical shakeup…

  • The God of Cookery

    The God of Cookery

    ★★★

    Next time you have a Chinese takeaway, ask if they have Pissing Beef Balls on the menu. If that doesn't sound appetizing, just watch KUNG FU HUSTLE's Stephen Chow make them in anarchic culinary comedy caper THE GOD OF COOKERY.

    Check out the Two Cents crew's thoughts over at Cinapse.

    cinapse.co/2015/11/13/god-cookery-serves-laughs-two-cents/

    If there’s one thing Stephen Chow’s God of Cookery succeeded in doing, it’s making me hungry. Although I may pass on the Pissing Beef Balls the fraudulent culinary git…

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  • The Babadook

    The Babadook

    ★★★★½

    You can also check out what the rest of the Two Cents crew thought about one of the films of 2014 over at Cinapse. Thanks.

    cinapse.co/2015/10/09/babadook-two-cents/

    Cinema audience psychology is fascinating. Listening to the comments of fellow audience members as they left the theatre following a screening of the much-hyped Australian spook-fest The Babadook, you’d have thought they’d been deliberately conned out of their hard-earned cash. “That was meant to be the most terrifying film of the year?”, “What they…

  • Bone Tomahawk

    Bone Tomahawk

    ★★★★

    Cowboys vs Aliens didn't work. Cowboys vs Cannibals does. Worth the price of admission alone for Kurt Russell and his awesome facial hair, S.Craig Zahler's Bone Tomahawk is an unapologetcally violent horror-Western featuring Russell's upstanding Sheriff rounding up his own posse to rescue Patrick Wilson's wife from a bunch of man-munching troglodytes.

    Despite a leisurely pace, once the blood, viscera and uncomfortably squelchy sound effects start pouring out the silver screen, things get seriously fucked up.

    Add in an intriguing,…