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A Week In Film #338: Packing ‘em in

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Eye For An Eye
So-so revenge potboiler directed by John Schlesinger, with Sally Field the mother of a young woman raped and murdered by psycho Kiefer Sutherland, who escapes justice on a technicality.

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It’s a low-budget rip-off of Blade Runner, with Tom Selleck as a rogue robot hunter, and Gene Simmons from Kiss as the bad guy.

The Thin Red Line title screen
The Thin Red Line
Terrifying hill assault.

Flammen & Citronen title screen
Flammen & Citronen AKA Flame And Citron
Doing the dirty work for a Danish resistance group takes its toll on two of its best operators.Flame And Citron

Isle Of Dogs title screen
Isle Of Dogs
More misogynistic, flabby, pointless gangster bollocks.

The Vanishing (1993) title screen
The Vanishing (1993)
Hollywood remake of Dutch thriller; here Jeff Bridges in the man whose girlfriend simply disappeared during a stop at a gas station.

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Seraphim Falls
Post-Civil War, an ex-Union officer (Pierce Brosnan) is being hunted by bounty hunters led by former Confederate Liam Neeson. Compelling period chase movie by David Von Ancken, with Michael Wincott, Ed Lauter and Tom Noonan rounding off the cast.

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Event Horizon
Underrated SF disaster-in-space film from Paul WS Anderson directing a sttong cast that includes Larence Fishbone, Sam Neill, Joely Richardson, Jason Isaacs, Kathleen Quinlan, Richard T Jones, Jack Noseworthy and Sean Pertwee.