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  • Dead Man

    Dead Man



    A very weird little indie Western starring a young Johnny Depp as an accountant who finds himself on the run from bounty hunters after killing a man in self defence, leading to a spiritual awakening. It's certainly a unique take on the genre, giving way to an oddly paced adventure filled with surreal imagery, gorgeous black and white cinematography and a strong performance from Depp who finds himself going from weak willed to warrior. Rich with metaphors and poetry,…

  • Lizzie




    While the actual case of these axe murders is technically unsolved, the decision to portray it as though Lizzie Borden actually did it is an interesting one. A period drama of abuse and self exploration that explodes into graphic violence by the end. While very slow, Chloe Sevigny and Kristen Stewart's performances carry this. At the end of the day though, daughter stands up to abusive father who can't accept the fact she is a lesbian, so it's all justified at least.

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  • Hellboy



    It's impossible to talk about about this reboot of Hellboy without bringing up the fact this is a reboot no one asked for. The fans of the Del Toro Hellboy films (A series of films that have a cult and dedicated fanbase) wanted Hellboy 3, not a reboot. There's no way round that and it was a struggle to even watch this without the fond memories of how much better Del Toro's films were.

    I try to go into films…

  • Batman: The Killing Joke

    Batman: The Killing Joke

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I was very much looking forward to this. I haven't read the comic, but everyone talked about it like it was the second coming of Jesus. An R-rated Batman film. It had potential to be amazing.

    Well, this is mostly just a horrible mess. The voice performances are great, Mark Hamill is incredible as expected as The Joker. The inclusion of both Hamill and Kevin Conroy makes me feel like it could be canon to the Arkham game series (Which…