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  • Spinal Tap: Back From The Dead

    Spinal Tap: Back From The Dead 2009

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Oct, 2016

    I'm so sorry but Spinal Tap make me laugh. This is an interview with the band to coincide with their new album, they make a couple of silly (unintended) mistakes - calling a mobile phone a cellphone, and saying that of course Woodhenge* doesn't exist - but other than that it's a pretty convincing older version of the original Spinal Tap.

    *Perhaps the average Englishman doesn't know that Woodhenge really exists, but they would all call their mobile a mobile.

  • Whale Rider

    Whale Rider 2002

    ★★★★ Watched 25 Oct, 2016

    A young Maori girl (Keisha Castle-Hughes) has ambitions to take on the leadership role that would have been her twin brother's had he not died along with their mother in childbirth. Their grandfather wishes to carry on tradition and knows he must find a male successor. A beautiful film.

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  • Van Helsing

    Van Helsing 2004

    ★★ Watched 05 Jan, 2013 1

    I was bored. I was bored during and after watching the film, not before.

  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained 2012

    ★★★½ Watched 08 Feb, 2013 10

    Dear Mr. Tarantino,
    I rather enjoyed your film, but that's because I had been warned that it was much too long, gratuitously violent, and that the n-word was used everywhere it could be and then some. The story was a great adventure, I was never going to drop off in the middle of it even though it would have been less flabby if you had trimmed ¾ of an hour off it. I'm not sure that your film is the…