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  • The Peanuts Movie

    The Peanuts Movie 2015

    ★★★½ Added

    A delightfully charming, often hilarious film. It's surprisingly faithful and respectful to the original strips and cartoons, if a little bit too slight for its running time.

  • Men & Chicken

    Men & Chicken 2015

    ★★½ Added

    Suffers from the contradictory problem of being too odd to really enjoy, yet not odd enough to keep watching.

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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.