Jim Drew

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  • Get Duked!

    Get Duked!

    ★★★★

    Really fancy a cashew bloomer now!

    Fuck the Royals!

  • La Llorona

    La Llorona

    ★★★★★

    One of those great genre films which scarcely needs that genre injection. The tale of a war criminal facing up to his crimes in the courts and in the media, and his lockdowned family caught in the crosshairs. It's certainly 'horror' enough without the supernatural element. But because it does have it, it is of course made to be even better.

    Scares (and jumps) are rightly deemed inappropriate, so what we have instead is a measured build in dread and…

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  • [REC]

    [REC]

    ★★★★½

    One of the best found-footage films, maybe even THE best. Its secrets are fairly simple. Make it scary and move it along at a brisk pace. This film is never allowed to drag and we are invited to join the dots like the characters up to the genuinely chilling finale. Watching it with headphones on last night was a pant-soilingly good experience.

  • Little Shop of Horrors

    Little Shop of Horrors

    ★★★★★

    The greatest remake ever.

    The best Rick Moranis film there has been.

    All other musicals pale into insignificance.

    *runs*