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  • A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge

    A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge

    ★★★★

    One of my favourite horror sequels. People over talk about the gay undertones and it distracts us from the fact that this is an interesting nightmare story. This sequel changes the fear from being ‘if I fall asleep I might die’ to ‘if I fall asleep I might kill’.
    Film loses points with the party sequence. Partygoers actually die, yet no one seems to care after and one friend thanks the host for her party in a way that implied it sucked rather than it was a massacre.

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street

    A Nightmare on Elm Street

    ★★★★½

    The parents  failure to register an appropriate reaction that is in proportion to the supernatural things that were occurring before their eyes stops this from becoming a five star for me.

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  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    Mission: Impossible - Fallout

    ★★★★½

    Impeccable action sequences with an exciting plot.

  • Full Metal Jacket

    Full Metal Jacket

    ★★★★★

    I will always remember where I was when I first watched this film. I was on a holiday down in South Wales in a cottage and I had bought this film on DVD to entertain me; it was a complete blind-buy. I must have been 10 years old. I used to be obsessed with war movies as a kid, so it was hard for me to be fazed by the violence shown on screen. Regardless of how immune I was…