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Hotel Punch Up – Haywire (2012)

Haywire is another typical, unexpected gem from Steven Soderbergh. It’s a fast, stylish almost throwaway exercise in genre filmmaking which is what makes it so fun. Unashamedly a vanity project originated by the director to transform real-life mixed martial artist … Continue reading

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Halloween Night, 1963 – Halloween (1978)

Halloween is my favourite horror movie and one of my ten favourite movies of all time. It’s a film I saw at a very young age and one I’m always returning to, wether it be shoving the DVD on for … Continue reading

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Club Fever – Collateral (2004)

Michael Mann’s 2004 movie Collateral is a fantastic little thriller and one I find myself returning to time and time again. I love the set-up and the two lead performances by Jamie Foxx and Tom Cruise as well as Mann’s … Continue reading

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Claudia Smiles – Magnolia (1999)

Steven Spielberg once named the final shot of the Star Child in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey as the most uplifting and hopeful image in cinema history. I don’t know what my pick for that title would be but … Continue reading

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Wise Up – Magnolia (1999)

My love of Magnolia knows no bounds. Paul Thomas Anderson’s sprawling epic about a handful of San Fernando Valley residents searching for love and redemption is one of the most audacious and beautiful American movies ever made. It’s also one … Continue reading

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The Hallway Fight – OldBoy (2003)

The first time I saw Oldboy I sat in complete silence for a good 10 minutes after the credits rolled. It left me physically shaken and totally gobsmacked. It’sĀ film so audacious and so full of jaw-dropping visuals that you feel … Continue reading

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“They Call Me Dr. Manhattan” – Watchmen (2009)

Zack Snyder’s Watchmen, I feel, is one of those movies that gets better with every year that goes by. Shrugged off upon it’s initial release as an overly stylish, OTT and inferior adaptation of it’s groundbreaking source material, when looked … Continue reading

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