Category: Movie Reviews

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James Bond #1 : Dr No

Terence Young’s Dr No was quite literally the prototype James Bond film, providing the blueprint upon which all subsequent Bond movies would be built. It may not yet quite be the finished article, for me...

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Slow West

A striking and well-crafted debut feature here from former Beta Band member, John Maclean. Slow West is a Western thriller, tinged with melancholy and packing a dark comic streak throughout. The plot revolves around young...

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Partner In Crime

Tense and unnerving throughout, Partner In Crime is a neatly made British thriller shot on a miniscule budget by director Dan Delglyn. The film centres on friends Georgie and Tom, lifelong pals who become...

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Jailhouse Rock

Jailhouse Rock is widely regarded as Elvis’ finest movie, though it’s also widely accepted that this really isn’t saying much. It hasn’t aged well at all, but while the plot is wafer thin and...

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Computer Chess

I recently reviewed the obscure American indie Computer Chess for the folks at New Empress:  The latest film from director Andrew Bujalski is an eccentric, ultra lo-fi mockumentary centred on a tournament for computer...

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2 Guns

I recently reviewed 2 Guns for Flick Feast:  This all-action buddy movie courtesy of Icelandic director Baltasar Kormakur pits Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg as two criminal comrades with uncertain loyalties. It’s revealed early...

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Streets of Fire

I recently reviewed Streets of Fire for Flick Feast and am now genuinely annoyed with myself for not watching it sooner:  Walter Hill’s cult classic is tacky, overflowing with clichés and relentlessly over the...

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Superman Returns

I was a little surprised to find this in the top 500 as it never really received a great deal of critical acclaim upon its release and hasn’t been talked about in particularly high...

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Ang Lee’s Wuxia classic remains a high watermark for the genre and still looks as breathtakingly gorgeous as it ever did. The story is set in the late 18th century and focuses on Chow...

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Back To The Future 2

How this is so low down in this list I will never know. I absolutely love the Back To The Future trilogy and would even perhaps argue that part two could be my favourite...