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  • Sin City

    Sin City

    ★★

    Yeesh

  • Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction

    ★★★★

    In Reservoir Dogs there are scenes with casual discriminative conversations specifically about black people which is uncomfortable to watch but not entirely unnecessary as it is given to us by characters we don’t care about but we are following. These are people who make a living by breaking law and lacking empathy for their collateral damage. So it makes sense for these shitty people to be offensive. Albeit a stretch to warrant the dialogue.

    In Pulp Fiction, particularly Tarantino’s cameo,…

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  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin

    ★★★★½

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

    When I saw this in the cinema (ODEON Covent Garden), I knew I was a fan of it but I wasn’t sure why. As the credits rolled, I was sat in my seat attempting to digest the film. Some people were leaving but many still firmly planted, presumably in a similar state. After a minute or so one guy at the front exclaimed to the cinema: “Well, that was weird”. He said it in a way that I gleaned to…

  • The Fog

    The Fog

    ★★★★

    Missed the start (maybe 10 or 15 minutes*) so need a full rewatch, but even without that initial section this one’s a blast.

    *Usually a timely cinema-goer, but the showing had no pre-programs and I got caught out.