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  • The Cremator

    The Cremator

    ★★★★½

    Watched most of this with my mouth hanging open. There's some of the atmospheric dread of Carnival of Souls here, but it's also laced with a uniquely morbid comedy - I don't think I've ever seen anything quite like it. The editing is *insanely* good, especially some mind-blowing match cuts that take a while to get your head around. Would emphatically recommend!

  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

    Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

    ★★★★½

    Takes the skeleton of All That Heaven Allows, but dresses it up totally differently, to quietly magnificent effect. It's in those static shots, that linger -brilliantly - just a little too long, that Fassbinder's attack on prejudice hits home the hardest.

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  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★

    ***BACK ON MY BULLSHIT***

    Well here I am, nearly 4 in the morning, just home from a midnight screening of the latest Avengers film. This was meant to be it. I was meant to see this film and then give up, tender my formal resignation from watching these films. This was meant to be the point I dropped out of the MCU for good.

    I guess my yabbering on about how its all a soulless conglomerate destroying the art of…

  • Hot Fuzz

    Hot Fuzz

    ★★★★½

    I think the reason Edgar Wright has already achieved cult status is that his films, like all great cult films, are insanely re-watchable. I can't tell if it's his hilarious scripting or that stylish editing or just the density of wit... but what I do know: I watched Hot Fuzz for the squillionth time less than a week ago and I'd happily watch it again right now.