Jim Drew

Irk the Purists
Irk the Purists
and Irk the people who get mad about tv shows on Letterboxd

If you haven't then you ought

Favorite films

  • Once
  • 20,000 Days on Earth
  • Dead Man's Shoes
  • An American Werewolf in London

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  • Beckett

    ★★★½

  • Wrong Turn

    ★★★½

  • Annabelle Comes Home

    ★★★★

  • Fear Street: 1978

    ★★½

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  • Beckett

    Beckett

    ★★★½

    Enjoy me a more "grounded" action flick and this succeeds at doing this until our Everyman becomes fucking Batman or some shit.

  • Wrong Turn

    Wrong Turn

    ★★★½

    Enjoyed this just knowing that it would've irked some Wrong Turn purists (ha ha ha ha ha ha!), but it ain't perfect.

    To be fair I wasn't prepared for where this was going, and while I'm not anti-remake at all, the direction undertook (clue's in the film's title I guess) was appreciated nonetheless. Things like this generally fudge it towards the end but here I was more gripped as it differed more and more from your generic 'youngsters in the…

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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*