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Favourite Films Theme: Christopher Smith and Neil Marshall movies

Favorite films

  • Detour
  • The Descent
  • Triangle
  • Black Death

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  • Where Hands Touch

    ★★★★

  • Saw

    ★★

  • Dead Silence

    ★★★★½

  • New Jack City

    ★★½

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  • Where Hands Touch

    Where Hands Touch

    ★★★★

    I could have sworn I'd already posted this review. Seemingly quite controversial, though for me it's just the latest and best Ama Asante movie and quite a personal movie for her too. Some of the more extreme negative opinions seem almost historically illiterate, ignoring that this is about human beings who care, love, but want a sense of belonging, personal pride and national pride in times of hardship, stuck in an ideological culture within which they do not fit.

    So…

  • Saw

    Saw

    ★★

    Best thing: The doll is still awesome. Previously I would have said Danny Glover, but I don't know that Danny Glover blows me away as much this time. Still, he stands out by comparison to the other actors (one of which is actually writer turned director Leigh Whannell who directed Invisible Man and Upgrade).
    Worst thing: The centrepoint of the story, two guys in handcuffs shouting across a room, really doesn't hold up for me. I originally thought this movie…

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  • Into the Wild

    Into the Wild

    ½

    Okay, I cannot for the life of me work out why anyone recommended this. (I've just tried and failed to work out where I saw this being recommended, so perhaps that was my imagination.) Okay, so there's good news and bad news and we're starting with the good news. So, what was good about this movie? The acting was really good from pretty much everyone (asides from Kristen Stewart - more on that later). The cinematography by Eric Gautier was…

  • Scream

    Scream

    I don't think the writer had a clue how mobile phones actually work, or phone records in general for that matter. The police seem to entirely forget that they can get the landline records very easily indeed and that would mean that they would know the exact times of any calls made. *sigh*

    I know that Neve Campbell and Courtney Cox were considered big names at the time, but to be quite frank they aren't any more. And that's not…