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  • Holidays

    Holidays

    ★★

    Another day another horror analogy film and yet again I find myself repeating almost exactly the same thing. ‘Holidays’ takes the idea of taking national events throughout the year and turning them into short stories, which on paper looks like a great premise. Unfortunately, the execution of many of these segments aren’t up to the grade leaving ‘Holidays’ feeling a bit flat and uneventful.

    Valentine’s Day – Kicking things off with the most romantic day of the year (apparently), Kicking…

  • The Blackout

    The Blackout

    This is a classic example of ordering the wrong film off of Amazon, I thought I was getting the 2008 film 'Blackout' starring Aiden Gillen and Arimie Hammer. I don't really know when I finally realised that this wasn't it, but I am a little embarrassed to admit that it did take me a hell of a lot longer than it really should've.

    So we've established this isn't the film that I thought, but I decided to give it a…

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  • The Revenant

    The Revenant

    ★★★★½

    It's always tough going into a film, that so much has already been written and said about, and for the most part positively. There's that apprehension in the back of your mind. Luckily 'The Revenant' not only lived up to the hype, it exceeded it.

    The beauty of the surroundings are in stark contrast to the gritty and violent actions of some of the characters. There's a perfect blend of beautiful and brutal. The first act is almost more of…

  • Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction

    ★★★★★

    I'm at the start of a week off work, and am looking to get through a load of films that have been piling up. But first I decided to re-watch a favourite of mine and introduce my girlfriend to, in my opinion Tarantino's best movie. Luckily for both of us, she liked it.

    Nothing I write here is going to add anything new to what has already been written or said in the past, I'm not going to be pitching…