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  • The Guest

    ★★★★½

  • First Blood

    ★★★★★

  • American Psycho

    ★★★★★

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  • First Blood

    First Blood

    ★★★★★

    When I was young, Arnold Schwarzenegger was the final world in action cinema. Hell, he might even have been the biggest movie star on the planet for a spell. Consider the cultural impact of The Terminator and Predator alone, and Arnie had recognition and goodwill banked for decades to come.

    Then there as Sylvester Stallone, who was always considered something of a second or alternative choice to Arnold. I distinctly recall a feeling among my friends, watching our parents’ or…

  • American Psycho

    American Psycho

    ★★★★★

    A superb early turn from Christian Bale as the superficial and vain Patrick Bateman. It’s a great commentary on male fragility, and the pursuit of wealth and possesions to mask insecurity. Bale is outstanding throughout, portraying seething rage, comedic banter and insecure tension in a singular performance. Simply and iconic movie.

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  • Get Out

    Get Out

    ★★★★★

    Billed as a horror movie, Get Out is one of those rare projects that defies the conventional trappings of its genre. Jordan Peele rewrote the rules on what a horror movie should look like, feel like and most importantly - what it should say. There is a complexity and levels of messaging here that peel away like an onion with each repeat viewing. Factor in solid turns from the entire cast, an unnerving central conceit and stunning cinematography, and you have simply one of the most refreshing and accomplished horror movies of the decade.