5-Word 365 #232 – Hansel and Gretel

Today’s flick has been compared favourably to such masterworks as Pan’s Labyrinth and A Tale of Two Sisters, and while I haven’t seen the former yet (I know! I’ll get to it soon, I swear), I can certainly vouch for the latter.

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Andy Finally Watches… The Last Samurai

Welcome to a new occasionally regular feature here at 5-Word, that I’m calling¬†Andy Finally Watches Movies He Really Should Have Seen By Now. There are a lot of movies that you might be surprised to learn Andy hasn’t watched yet, so this occasionally regular column will give him the excuse to finally watch movies he really should have, um, you know, seen by now.

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5-Word 365 #204 – 13: Game Of Death

You all know what to expect on a Sunday by now, and this week is no exception. It’s back to Asia this time, but we’re stopping in Thailand for a change. This movie’s original Thai name translates as 13 Beloved, but when it made it to the West distributors probably thought people would be expecting some sort of paedophile story. Hence the rather swift rebranding to…

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5-Word 365 #183 – The Horde

Does that say Day 183? That’s right folks, today I hit the halfway point of this year-long insomnia kick. Humpday. It’s all downhill from here. There is actually a movie called Humpday that I might have chosen to review today had the idea occurred to me more than five seconds ago, but instead I give you a French zombie flick. You’re welcome.

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