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  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Ghostbusters
  • Dead Man's Shoes
  • Taxi Driver

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  • Bloodsucking Bastards

    ★★★

  • The Phantom of the Opera

    ★★★★½

  • A Lonely Place to Die

    ★★★★

  • The Thing From Another World

    ★★★

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  • A Lonely Place to Die

    A Lonely Place to Die

    ★★★★

    Writer/Director, Julian Gilbey's follow up to 2007's Rise of the Footsoldier demonstrates a huge leap in ambition essentially attempting to make the British female-led Cliffhanger for about 5% of the budget (and that's before you adjust for inflation!). However, Gilbey has been smarter than most in attempting to pull off something of a far greater scale than a paltry (by Hollywood standards at least) $4 Million budget would usually allow by planning meticulously during pre-production (including learning to rock climb…

  • Blonde

    Blonde

    ★★

    Andrew Dominik is a singular filmmaker but he has made a staggeringly empty film. Blonde depicts Marilyn Monroe as nothing more than a vessel to inflict trauma upon, whether it be real, rumour or complete fiction (it is of course based on a fictional novel so this is to be expected up to a point). However, from the movie he’s made and his comments surrounding it, it would appear that Dominik simply wasn’t particularly interested in making a film about…

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★½

    It is very rare these days that I see a hugely budgeted movie that truly looks like it could of cost that much to make. In fact I’m usually left wondering how large the lead Actor’s trailer must have been because I simply can’t imagine where the money went. With the case of George Miller’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ however, every penny of it’s $150 million budget is right up there on the screen. It doesn’t look like Miller made…

  • Edge of Tomorrow

    Edge of Tomorrow

    ★★★★

    The Best Cruise-gasm in years