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  • Enter the Void
  • Angst
  • Inland Empire
  • Holy Motors

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  • Nowhere to Run

    ★★★½

  • Universal Soldier

    ★★★★

  • Double Impact

    ★★★

  • Death Warrant

    ★★

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  • Nowhere to Run

    Nowhere to Run

    One of the nice features of this period in Jean-Claude Van Damme's career is his ability to work with interesting filmmakers. They're of a lower tier to the McTiernan's and Cameron's and Verhoeven's that Schwarzenegger was bagging at the same time, but in some respects, the hit rate is even more impressive for Van Damme.

    A classic example of this is Nowhere to Run. The film is directed by Robert Hampson, who is possibly a lesser known name nowadays, but…

  • Universal Soldier

    Universal Soldier

    "Mario Kassar Presents..."

    One great premise, two great leads and three little words you always want to read at the top of a film like this.

    Directed by Roland Emmerich during a time when he hadn't yet settled for simply being Roland Emmerich, Universal Soldier is the most creative Jean-Claude Van Damme film up to this point in his career.

    Starring alongside Dolph Lundgren, the two action superstars are faced off against each other, first during the Vietnam war where…

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  • C'mon C'mon

    C'mon C'mon

    A film about nothing except everything that happens in between.

  • The Beatles: Get Back

    The Beatles: Get Back

    Part I: Day 1-7

    I'll be honest, you're not going to get an objective review out of me here.

    As an absolute Beatles obsessive who spent much of his late teens and early-20's trawling through hours and hours of A/B Road bootlegs of Get Back sessions, this is pure crack to me.

    I'm sure everyone is familiar with the narrative around Let It Be. There was to be the album, and a one-off gig that would bring the Fab Four…