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The Underrated: Speed

This may appear to be a strange choice for an underrated film, seeing as it made a colossal amount of cash at the box office at the time, and was greeted with a generally positive (bar a few po-faced douches) reception from critics. It’s also a film that I don’t know anyone personally who doesn’t like it.

However, over the course of time, its reputation is being savaged and it seems to be sinking into the mire of “guilty pleasure”. Forget that, this is no guilty pleasure- it’s a superior thriller and all round legitimately good film.

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Jarv’s Best of 2000-2009. Number 4: Requiem for a Dream

Any of these top 4 could have been number 1. In fact, this was (until I rewatched it a few  nights ago) pencilled in as number 1, but on reflection it’s just too damned miserable to take the top spot. Read More…