Mark Marshall

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Favorite films

  • Blade Runner
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • Decision to Leave
  • Trainspotting

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  • Dune: Part Two

    ★★★★½

  • Napoleon

    ★★½

  • Mean Girls

    ★★

  • Rachel Getting Married

    ★★★½

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  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    ★★★★½

    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me is perhaps David Lynch’s most outwardly bleak film. Gone are the lighthearted elements and humour of the original series, replaced with the cruel knowledge of how we know the film will end. It commits to showing you the dark heart of Twin Peaks, and it won’t let you forget the suffering of Laura Palmer.

    Whilst I respect the world building of the opening act, I think the time away from Twin Peaks does hinder the…

  • Crash

    Crash

    ★★★★½

    James Spader is so perfectly cast here, has there ever been an another actor who is as aggressively horny in such a cold and clinical way? There is a real coldness to this film, absolutely nothing that is shown is hot and steamy. The performances, the locales, the score; they come together to make Crash feel almost glacial. There is this unsettling feeling of voyeurism that pervades the film. It shows you some of the most perverse, fetishistic imagery you’ll ever see, but…

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  • Dune: Part Two

    Dune: Part Two

    ★★★★½

    There’s so much to love about Dune: Part Two, a film where it would feel wrong to see it on anything other than the biggest screen possible. I can’t remember the last film that felt like it had such a stacked cast, where each and everyone gets the chance to shine. I could hark on about the entire cast for hours, but I especially loved Léa Seydoux, who stole the show with one of the best single scene performances of all…

  • Blade Runner

    Blade Runner

    ★★★★★

    Love to work a job that makes you question the very essence of who and what you are. To question if you’re human or just something made to seem human. If you can’t tell, does it even matter?

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  • Sinister

    Sinister

    ★★★★

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

    If you are a crime writer who moves into a murder house in order to investigate how it became a murder house, you cannot get mad when you yourself are murder house’d.

  • One Day

    One Day

    ★★★

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

    The bit where Anne Hathaway gets hit by a bus might be the wildest jump scare I’ve ever seen. That’s some Final Destination nonsense.