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  • Back to the Future
  • Vertigo
  • City Lights
  • The Shining

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  • Shadow in the Cloud

    ★★½

  • Rabid

    ★★½

  • No Time to Die

    ★★★½

  • The Haunted House

    ★★★

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  • Shadow in the Cloud

    Shadow in the Cloud

    ★★½

    I preferred "Terror at 5+1⁄2 Feet" 😂

    To be honest, I didn't hate Shadow in the Cloud; it's just some silly B-movie fun that for me personally passed the time fine. You don't need to be a pilot to realise just how ridiculous some of the scenes are, but realism is obviously not something it's aiming for, and when suspending disbelief for absolutely everything that may come along in its brief running time, it's enjoyable enough.

    In saying that, I…

  • Rabid

    Rabid

    ★★½

    Director David Cronenberg would go on to make many films far superior to Rabid, but as an early example of one of his body horrors it's worth a look.

    Cronenberg cast porn star Marilyn Chambers in the lead role after the studio rejected his first choice of Sissy Spacek (which seems crazy in hindsight given she was on the cusp of her Carrie stardom, a poster for which can be seen at one point in this film), and she gives…

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  • No Time to Die

    No Time to Die

    ★★★½

    I think I’ll remember this as a momentous viewing experience, for reasons connected to the film itself – it bringing to an end the era of my favourite James Bond – but also due to the fact that this is the first film I’ve seen at a cinema since the pandemic hit. Going to watch films on the big screen was something I’d previously done regularly for pretty much my entire lifetime, and I’ve really missed it over the past…

  • Candyman

    Candyman

    ★★★★

    So, I somehow reached the age of 38 before finally getting around to watching Candyman. I was being recommended this by friends back when I was still in primary school, usually the kids with older siblings who had easier access to such films.

    It was so far removed from my world at that time that not only did I have little opportunity to watch it, but I developed the sense that I didn't actually want to, that it just wasn't…