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  • Backtrack

    Backtrack

    ★★½

    Who are you here to see?

    Adrien Brody is a phenomenal actor that either has terrible taste in scripts or has so much money that he's basically given up caring and just does whatever the hell he feels like. What I'm trying to say is that Backtrack is a mediocre ghost story with a pretty okay twist and I wouldn't have given it the time of day if Brody wasn't in it. Come on pal, you've got to do more than Wes Anderson films again eventually.

  • Coherence

    Coherence

    ★★★★½

    No, we're not splitting up. We're just gonna go in two different groups.

    What a surprise. Coherence is a low budget sci-fi film about a group of actual human beings gathered around for a dinner party. There's a small cast, essentially no special effects whatsoever and basically one location in the entire film... and it's brilliant. Coherence tackles it's heavy themes head on, tries to explain them to the audience and doesn't save the mind-bending dimensional toying for the big…

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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    ★★★★★

    Certainty of death. Small chance of success. What are we waiting for?

    Extended Edition: With all 3 extended editions watched in the last day or so, it's time to bring this to a close - with probably the best film out of the three. Two Towers has long been my favourite in the trilogy because of my adoration for the Helm's Deep scene but, finally, RotK may have overtaken it. It's just a flawless film, epic and heartbreaking, sweeping and…

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    ★★★★½

    Wait, so, how many of us are there?

    I think this is as good as Spider-Man films get. I think this may be as good as superhero films get full stop. I don't know what it would have had to do to get a 5* rating from me but it may well simply be a limitation of the genre, because this is a pretty incredible film.
    The animation is the real winner of course - this is one of the…