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  • Censor

    ★★★

  • Waiting for the Barbarians

    ★★★

  • Love and a .45

    ★½

  • The Canterbury Tales

    ★★★

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  • Censor

    Censor

    ★★★

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

    From a lover of genre film perspective (or even if you're not I suppose) the Video Nasties period in England is a fascinating case study, and fertile ground for an examination of horror and how it collides with the real world, sure - co-writer/director Prano Bailey-Bond, in her feature debut, paints an interesting and effective little parable using the period, although there's less time spent dealing with the actual Video Nasties and the logistics of Censorship/Amnesiac Killer subplot than I…

  • Waiting for the Barbarians

    Waiting for the Barbarians

    ★★★

    Moral of the story: As Nucky Barnes could have told Mark Rylance's Magistrate ....you can't be half a gangster.

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  • Lemon

    Lemon

    A person could accuse this film of many things, but false advertising isn't one of them.

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★½

    It's sort of tricky to know what to say after this one--on the one hand, I'm pretty sure a lot of other people are articulating things better in their reviews, and on the other hand, I'm still recuperating from the experience of this one. That said, I feel like I should write something, so a few points:

    +I was worried about seeing it in 3D, but the film's color palate is bright enough that it didn't feel like I lost…