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  • A Brief History of Time

    A Brief History of Time


    As a documentary it's not very spectacular, but Morris' portrait of the late Stephen Hawking is an excellent reminder of what a interesting mind and person he was.

  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

    Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion


    Most of the time I had no idea what was going on here but it hardly matters with such wildly imaginative big-budget combination of teen angst weirdness, over-the-top giant mecha fights and surreal apocalyptic imagery.

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  • Annihilation



    Don't miss this one on the big screen - oh wait.... This lamentable situation aside, Annihilation is finely paced, tremendously looking and shows you can combine the subtle and vague with weird mutant bears. Incidentally, in terms of look and feel it's also the closest thing we have to a film adaptation of The Last of Us storyworld.

  • Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan

    Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan


    Essential viewing for those interested in (the history of) special effects, but nevertheless a rather straightforward documentary. The most poignant part comes near the end, where directors and sfx artists influenced by Harryhausen discuss (lament?) the current state of CGI, which through overkill is in danger of removing the “special” from special effects. To quote Harryhausen himself, “you can’t have an explosion every five minutes in Greek mythology”.