V – VAL

V FOR VENDETTA

9 Star

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V FOR VENDETTA

Release: Mar 06 – Review: 12 Apr 06
V versus W: No Betta Vendetta.
…a confluence of electric ideas and wolfen imagery that will burn itself into the cortexes of this politically-tepid generation…

VACATION

4 Star

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VACATION

Release: Jul 15 – Review: 1 May 16
A Vacation from Comedy.
… a sequel-acting-as-reboot; the story of Son Of Douche partaking of a road trip to emulate the legendary trek of his father.

VALKYRIE

7 Star

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VALKYRIE

Release: Dec 08 – Review: 12 Jan 09
The Plight of the Valkyries.
… compress events and often just falsify events to keep it popcorn-friendly – this is not a historical document…

THE VALLEY OF GWANGI

5 Star

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THE VALLEY OF GWANGI

Release: 1969 – Review: 7 Aug 05
That Old Black Magic Called – Dynamation.
The minimal character arcs are all played out within the first two acts, so as not to cause any accidental thinking in the all-important Running-and-Screaming third act.

VAN – VIL

VAN HELSING

5 Star

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VAN HELSING

Release: May 04 – Review: 30 Apr 12
It was a Monster Mash!
VAN HELSING is an old-fashioned monster tale with new-fashioned sex symbology. This ain’t your daddy’s Van Helsing.

VANTAGE POINT

6 Star

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VANTAGE POINT

Release: Feb 08 – Review: 27 Jan 09
Point of View Askew.
…as each piece fits into the puzzle, it all starts adding up to a steaming pile of ambivalence.

VELVET GOLDMINE

8 Star

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VELVET GOLDMINE

Release: Oct 98 – Review: 18 Sep 06
Moonage Daydreams of Stardust.
…a diabolical, Bowie-esque, Wilde-ian fantasm – veritably pulsates with this species of lascivious mind-painting. .

A VERY BRADY SEQUEL

5 Star

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A VERY BRADY SEQUEL

Release: Aug 96 – Review: 14 Nov 17
Makes the best of a bad idea.
… possibly because we’ve been beaten into submission by the kitsch. Yeh, that’s it.

THE VILLAGE

8 Star

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THE VILLAGE

Release: Jul 04 – Review: 23 Jul 14
Mythed it by that much.
THE VILLAGE is not about roaring, serial killing, hillbilly beasts. It’s a story about courage. The courage to make a thoughtful movie amidst roaring, serial killing, hillbilly beasts.

VIR – VON

VIRUS

3 Star

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VIRUS

Release: Jan 99 – Review: 23 Sep 10
Inhuman Immunodeficiency Virus.
I feel like vomiting and I’m getting a headache and maybe even diarrhea. I’ve either got a virus. Or I’ve just watched the movie of the same name.

THE VISIT 2015

5 Star

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THE VISIT 2015

Release: Sep 15 – Review: 29 Jan 17
Don’t Get Old, Get Evil.
… does create some scares and a general feeling of uneasiness, all tempered due to that godforsaken hand-held gimmick.

VOLCANO

5 Star

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VOLCANO

Release: Apr 97 – Review: 20 Mar 09
You Maniacs! You blew it up!
VOLCANO is nothing but fun fun fun, seeing the city of my residence – Los Angeles, California – the city that has given me nothing but attitude attitude attitude being blown all to hell.

VON RYAN'S EXPRESS

7 Star

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VON RYAN’S EXPRESS

Release: Jun 65 – Review: 10 Nov 11
Training Brahs.
…a unique, straight-ahead actioner that joins the ranks of STALAG 17 and THE GREAT ESCAPE as entertainment that somehow makes us forget the horrors of war even whilst portraying it.