Mark

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Oscars Death Race enthusiast and Greyhound apologist.

Favorite films

  • Minding the Gap
  • Filth
  • A Few Good Men
  • Airplane!

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  • Independence Day: Resurgence

  • The Zone of Interest

    ★★★★

  • Dog Apartment

    ★★★★

  • All of Us Strangers

    ★★★

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  • Independence Day: Resurgence

    Independence Day: Resurgence

    You know you might be getting a little bit depressed again when you accidentally watch the whole of Independence Day: Resurgence on a network with ad breaks because you can't be bothered to change the channel.

  • The Zone of Interest

    The Zone of Interest

    ★★★★

    You just love to see a film like this hitting big, achieving Best Picture and Best Director nominations. From the opening credits it demands a cinematic screening. The long, uninterrupted blank shot with such an immersive soundtrack lets you fall into the screen, preparing the audience for a reflective, quiet experience. You just couldn't achieve it on a home TV.

    That perfect presentation is continued throughout, specifically in the sound mixing. It's brilliantly balanced, never overshadowed by the raging inferno…

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  • Bestia

    Bestia

    ★★★★

    Apologies in advance, this gets pretty graphic, as does the short.

    Here's something crazy. Íngrid Olderöck has a Spanish language Wikipedia page, but not an English language one. Weird. Googling her name comes up with almost no English language entries. So weird. The monstrous war criminal has multiple Spanish language links to her name, which I can unfortunately not read, but very, very little in English, the language of the country responsible for installing a dictatorship under which she committed…

  • To Kill a Child

    To Kill a Child

    ★★★½

    I just want to support Netflix in hosting absurd '50s Swedish shorts about fatalism.