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Strike (1925 dir. Sergei Eisenstein)

20 Aug

Grubby Soviet types ruin manufacturing schedule without making a sound.

4/5

The Colour Of Money (1986 dir. Martin Scorcese)

20 Aug

Guided by ancient potter, Christ-like retail assistant makes a mint from pretending to be shit at billiards.

3/5

Open Range (2003 dir. Kevin Costner)

20 Aug

Townsfolk shoot the shit out of each other over hamburger meat.

3/5

Peggy Sue Got Married (1986 dir. Francis Ford Coppola)

20 Aug

Italian-American beard’s Back To The Future, without incest or doomed sports car.

2/5

World Trade Center (2006 dir. Oliver Stone)

20 Aug

Narrative pace slows considerably when brash New York constables spend two-thirds of running time under rubble in a single location.

3/5

The Warriors (1979 dir. Walter Hill)

20 Aug

High profile shooting at fancy dress party leads to multiple fist fights on pleasant summer’s evening.

3/5

Thelma & Louise (1991 dir. Ridley Scott)

20 Aug

Coarse waitresses leave behind a crap life in Confederate suburbs for a crap life on the road.

3/5

Pierrot le Fou (1965 dir. Jean-Luc Godard)

20 Aug

Infamous French auteur antagonises fans of coherent narrative and sympathetic characters.

3/5

The Hustler (1961 dir. Robert Rossen)

20 Aug

Immaculately groomed fatso proves no match for cocky drunk upstart at snooker.

4/5

Zulu (1964 dir. Cy Endfield)

20 Aug

New record is set for greatest number of bare tits and gun fatalities depicted in a PG-rated picture.

3/5

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