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  • Scrooge

    Scrooge

    ★★★★

    Alastair Sim IS Scrooge.

  • The Cat in the Hat

    The Cat in the Hat

    ★★★

    “I’ll get you, and it’ll look like a bloody accident!”

    This was wrongly promoted as a family film. 
    It’s an epic experimental fantasy-crime-drama with dark comedic elements, and it DESERVES its cult following. 

    And if you disagree...
    “You’re not just wrong, you’re stupid.”

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  • The Big Gundown

    The Big Gundown

    ★★★★★

    “If you don’t kill me right now... it’ll be the last mistake you ever make.”

    The Big Gundown is ultimately Sergio Sollima’s masterpiece, and one of the main reasons he is regularly given such recognition and praise along with Leone and Corbucci (the three Sergios). His approach to the genre may seem familiar at first, but Sollima’s film is much more of a character study than most, and a shining example of the revisionist Western. 

    The story follows Jonathan Corbett (Lee…

  • Day of the Dead

    Day of the Dead

    ★★★

    “Choke on ‘em!”

    Day of the Dead is easily my least favorite of George A. Romero’s trilogy. It’s a fine addition, and definitely an inventive approach to following in the footsteps of both Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead, but it sadly lacks something that the previous films had. 

    The plot follows a group of military officers and scientists that hold up in an underground bunker as the dead walk the earth above. Amongst all of the…