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  • Stardust
  • Withnail & I
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Life of Brian

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  • I Give It a Year

    ★★★½

  • Rammstein: Paris

    ★★★★

  • Compliance

    ★★★½

  • Prison Heat

    ★★

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  • Rammstein: Paris

    Rammstein: Paris

    ★★★★

    “Merde alors! We do not get zis kind of mess vis Ariana Grande. Is that blood? And how did semen get inside the lightbulbs?!” - The poor sod who has to clean the Rammstein dressing room afterwards 

    Having seen Rammstein several times at festivals, it’s nice to get a proper look at the finer points of what’s going on - from half a mile back you just can’t get the proper impact of the look in the eyes of the fully…

  • Compliance

    Compliance

    ★★★½

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

    22:38 I scream at the screen: “Call his bluff! Fuck yeah! Take me to jail! This is clearly bullshit!”


    37:50 : “Am I under arrest?! No? Then you can fuck off, I’m out of here!”


    43:23 Kevin, the dimwit, shows sense and tells cop-on-the-phone to go fuck himself. Cop bonds with Sandra over how stupid Kevin is while Becky looks on with rolling eyes. Irony.


    56:57 Fake cop asks Sandra’s drunken boyfriend “How big are her nipples?” And even though…

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  • The Evil Dead

    The Evil Dead

    ★★★★★

    Whenever I think of the Evil Dead, it’s not that tree incident, nor is it the pencil in the Achilles for poor Linda, it’s not even the splatterific quantities of gore that’s chucked around, it’s how creepy those chains sounded as they struggled to keep Demon #1 in the cellar. 

    The weight of the links causes them to constantly collide with the heavy wooden trap door into the basement. As the intensity of the contained demon increases, the sound of…

  • Return of the Jedi

    Return of the Jedi

    ★★★★½

    Here it is: Review #1000 

    To commemorate me hitting the my first thousand reviews I thought I’d choose some of my childhood favourites I’ve not got round to seeing again recently.

    Ok, so RotJ might not be the best film of the trilogy (please note, for the purposes of today’s project, I’m ignoring episodes 1,2, 3, 7 and 8 have even occurred) but when I was 10 years old, I just loved the locations, monsters and action sequences.
     
    And…