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  • Sorcerer
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • Fanny and Alexander
  • Zodiac

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  • Old

    ★★½

  • The Empty Man

    ★★★★

  • Nobody

    ★★★

  • Black Widow

    ★★★

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  • Footloose

    Footloose

    ★½

    “Ok, so the plot is that Kevin Bacon’s character comes to a repressed small town and frees the kids’ sexuality through dance, right?”
    “Um, kinda, but there’s no sex”
    “Really? Ok, so it’s a makeout film then, yeah? Lots of ‘over the clothes’ making-out?”
    “…not really, guy. There’s a lot of half-naked men, if that helps..?”
    “Oh! So it’s a gay film? That’s coo…”
    “…no, no, sorry. It’s hetero”
    “Right: so it’s a sweet, PG-rated love story a bit like…

  • Shock Treatment

    Shock Treatment

    ★★★

    Rocky Horror always had a game strut in its step and half a bratwurst down its codpiece; sweet transvestitism against RKO backdrops. Most importantly, it had a wonderful soundtrack; a kitsch encapsulation of a world moving from the innocent Forties into the more sophisticated, sexually-charged Sixties.

    The pseudo-sequel, Shock Treatment is another sideways stab at manufactured culture, with Richard O’Brien targeting asinine TV. Sporting a dayglo, cartoonish look, we get the further adventures of Brad and Janet as their home…