Wired Up Wrong

Being a review of culty cinema

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Strange Days (1995)

It’s dated badly in terms of fashion, music, and even societal concerns, being far too much a slave to the grunge aesthetic, for instance, but Bigelow’s technical ability is certainly not in doubt. What comes over is that, story-wise, it surprisingly bears some resemblance to de Palma’s Blow Out, but with an updated (fictitious) technology.
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Mad Max 2 (1981)

I love the road movie, it’s probably my favourite sub-genre, just ahead of movies about authors and movies with disc jockeys as the lead character. In fact, it’s such a prominent sub-genre that I think it’s about time that it was upgraded to full genre status, like the way a loveable old building gets itself […]

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