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  • The Mule

    The Mule 2014

    ★★★ Added

    Fine. I was hoping for an Coenesque romp but this plays it much straighter. Contains a great Hugo Weaving turn and one of the most disgusting film moments I've ever watched.

  • Captain America: Civil War

    Captain America: Civil War 2016

    ★★★★½ Added

    The absolute culmination of everything Marvel Studios have been doing since Robert Downey Jr first put on the Iron Man suit.

    Civil War is the film Age of Ultron should have been. But rather than being an Avengers sequel, it's a film that still keeps Cap and Bucky front and centre. It pays off every emotional beat and issue we've come to know about these characters while also being a phenomenal action film. It somehow never feels overstuffed, with everyone contributing while the new characters are introduced perfectly.

    Oh and the airport scene is MENTAL.

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  • The Revenant

    The Revenant 2015

    ★★★★ Added

    Harsh, brutal, uncompromising, beautiful.

    I'm not interested in the Oscar talk for Leo (truth be told, the best performances in this are Tom Hardy and Domnhall Gleeson. Leo is definitely due one but in this he is basically just reacting to being hurled around) but Inarritu has taken the flash and technical brilliance of Birdman and added some actual substance and a proper theme to it, resulting in a much more satisfying picture.

  • Boyhood

    Boyhood 2014

    ★★★★ Added

    As soon as it finished I had the strongest desire to speak to my mum and dad. I couldn't really relate to Mason himself (maybe that's not really the point?) but seeing his parents age and make their own continual f*ckups was close to devastating.