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  • Murder by Phone

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★★★

  • The Tower

  • Sweet Charity

    ★★★★

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  • Murder by Phone

    Murder by Phone

    The pinnacle of the short-lived murderous phones genre.

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★★★

    Totes spoiler free vagueness follows.

    All I wanted is a Raimi horror superhero flick - therefore I'm quite satisfied by this. The CGI even looks a bit stop-motion at times and it works well (If I'm wrong and there is stop-motion in this please correct me).

    It's got a few laggy bits in the middle, but for the most part it's good stuff.

    You'll remember moments more than the story, but they are cracking moments.

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  • Let Her Out

    Let Her Out

    ★★½

    A partially successful !evil twin" psychological thriller.

    This has an outstanding pre-credits sequence which gives the impression of darker things to come, but the half hour which follows it is more than a little soapy and I did find myself checking out for a while.

    It rescues itself, however for the it's last hour, which ramps up the psychosis and becomes far more entertaining.

    All in all, it's a decent little thriller with a couple of good set pieces, an improvement in pacing, particularly during that first half could have made this something special.

  • It Follows

    It Follows

    ★★★★★

    I honestly have never had an hour and a half go so quickly.

    This is a great little lo-fi horror film. It engages with loads of the expected teen horror film tropes and plays with them.

    It wins by giving you a batch of characters you like and making the sense of dread constant. From about 15 minutes in you are ensure of what is going to happen or when. After about forty minutes you starting checking behind you at…