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  • Flight

    Flight 2012

    ★★★★½ Watched 01 Feb, 2013

    Superb. Not least of all due to Denzel's absolutely top notch performance. Has to be a favourite for the best actor Oscar.

  • Zero Dark Thirty

    Zero Dark Thirty 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 30 Jan, 2013

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    This is a tense and uncomfortable film but in a very good way. It's a little long and maybe could have done without some of the first two thirds, but the storming of the compound at the end is riveting and intense.

  • Boy Wonder

    Boy Wonder 2010

    ★★★★ Watched 18 Jan, 2013

    I'd never even heard of this movie until it popped up as people I follow had watched it (thank you letterboxd) and I'm pleased it did. It's not the greatest movie ever made and yes it has it's flaws, but the cenbtral character is written fantastically and his performance is pretty good too. It deals with the morality surrounding the choices he makes and the situation he's in fantastically and the ending is strong and follows the tone of the…

  • Stardust

    Stardust 2007

    ★★★★★ Watched 23 Dec, 2012

    I'm not proud of giving this movie 5 stars.

    Watching this film in the first place is arguably one of the least manly things I've ever done. But this movie is near flawless.

    It's the Princess Bride of this generation. A great adventure story with a bit of silliness thrown in. The dead brothers and De Niro are particular comedy highlights, but there are great turns in this by just about everyone who appears on screen.

    A surprisingly very good movie that I would recommend to anybody

  • Ted

    Ted 2012

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 07 Dec, 2012

    I re-watched this today having brought it on Bluray and gave it an extra half a star. This movie is genuinely funny throughout, though a pre existing appreciation of Seth MacFarlane is probably helpful when gauging your own potential levels of enjoyment. It's too predictable a story to ever truly get full marks, but this could have been a train wreck and it was far from it.

  • White Men Can't Jump

    White Men Can't Jump 1992

    ★★★★ Rewatched 03 Dec, 2012

    That one missing star is pretty much down to Rosie Perez

  • Garfield

    Garfield 2004

    ½ Added


  • Easy A

    Easy A 2010

    ★★★½ Watched 16 Nov, 2012

    This was a pretty good movie. Some good laughs in it if a predictable story throughout. Stanley Tucci and Patricia Clarkson are brilliant in this and earn a whole star on their own.

  • Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1

    Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 2012

    ★★★★½ Watched 12 Nov, 2012 1

    This was fantastic. Not just, for a cartoon fantastic, but genuinely gripping and entertaining throughout fantastic.

    I didn't have high hopes having watched the Avengers animated movies, but this is a great watch. The voice performances are spot on and the story is great.

    I enjoyed the recent Dark Knight trilogy very much, but this is an equally entertaining alternative to "Rises".

    Very much looking forward to Part 2

  • Gone In Sixty Seconds

    Gone In Sixty Seconds 2000

    ½ Watched 12 Nov, 2012

    It's just.... I hate Nicholas Cage so much, I can't get beyond his terrible performance.

  • Paranormal Activity 4

    Paranormal Activity 4 2012

    ½ Added

    1 was poor
    2 was worse
    3 was surprisingly entertaining and seemed to benefit from its retro period
    4 was just terrible.
    Why was she filming pointless conversations? Why did she set up all those lap tops and not watch any footage? What happened to weird boy 1? Why was the scariest thing in this movie a cat entering shot?
    Just terrible.

  • The Muppets

    The Muppets 2011

    ★★★★½ Watched 04 Nov, 2012

    If you watched this film and it didn't make you smile or laugh, it's too late for you. You're already dead.

    One criticism, why did Jack Black need 2 roles? I'm sure if they could have gotten a better host.