Horkstow

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Pseudo-screenwriter and founder of Green Screens, a series of screenings and discussions on ecology, environment and cinema.

Favorite films

  • The Curse
  • Female Trouble
  • Goodbye, Dragon Inn
  • Aftersun

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  • Dune: Part Two

    ★★★★★

  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    ★★★★★

  • The Birds

    ★★★½

  • One, Two, Three

    ★★★★

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  • Dune: Part Two

    Dune: Part Two

    ★★★★★

    He's not the messiah, he's a very naughty boy!

    Second viewing within a week, this time at IMAX with an edible. Look, I am by no means a Denis Villeneuve stan. I think his early films are about as generic as they come, and his first two Sci-fi instalments were huge letdowns by my books. However, what he achieved with Dune: Part One was nothing short of Hollywood magic. Now, with this second part, jumping straight in where we left…

  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    ★★★★★

    The Automatons brought me here.

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  • The Curse

    The Curse

    ★★★★★

    Long before the darkness surfaces, The Curse is already a horror show. For ten episodes, it slowly weaves together its narrative threads, twisting tighter with each instalment until its dreamcatcher is constructed. The nightmare, however, was present all along — the finale only captured it and rendered it visible. Some people have questioned what the real message of the show is and if it’s saying anything all that original; gentrification is bad? Landlords are evil? TV is manipulative? For me,…

  • Oppenheimer

    Oppenheimer

    ★★½

    Big Boomer Energy (no pun intended).

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