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  • Pink Flamingos

    Pink Flamingos

    I already knew about the notorious reputation Pink Flamingos carried and wanted to see it for a while. I did today, and while I certainly respect the films influence and cult appeal, this film just wasn't for me.

    It wasn't the crudity or explicit nature of the film that I didn't like. I've seen films such as Taxi Zum Klo and Salo, but I just couldn't connect to the film in the ways some people do. This film has a…

  • Jaws

    Jaws

    First time viewing at The Royal Albert Hall with accompanying live orchestra providing the soundtrack. An absolutely incredible experience made all the more better by the fact that it was a first time viewing, and the effect was just absolutely amazing. Now I know why everyone holds Jaws in such high regard, and I can honestly say I agree, it is a classic! No doubt about that. If you have the chance to see it with the live orchestra then…

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  • Eastern Promises

    Eastern Promises

    Eastern Promises is a criminally underrated film which i personally think should be mentioned more when talking about crime/gangster films. Not only is it a great crime film, it is also a great character study.

    Cronenbergs vision of a grimy London is great, this isn't a glossy gangster film like Goodfellas or The Godfather. All of these locations are dirty and really add to the atmosphere of the film.

    All of the cast give good performances, but Viggo shines here.…

  • American History X

    American History X

    How to start this review...

    First of all, this is not a nice film. This film features some absolutely cringe inducing scenes of violence and rape. So dont go into this film expecting it to be a fun affair...

    Anyway, this is my personal story with the film. I watched it a year ago and just thought it was a good drama film. Sure, it affected me emotionally and was quite a big punch in the gut, but i felt…