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  • Oblivion 2013

    ★★★ Added

    This was decent actually. Good premise, well executed....ish.

    Joe Kosinski looks to me to have a decent eye on him and I cna'can't help but feel he got screwed by Disney's ineptitude with Tron Legacy (see also; John Carter, Lone Ranger).

    Cruise is as effective as ever, Andrea Riesborough impresses, Melissa Leo has it easy like Ed Harris in Gravity, Olga Kurylenko still isn't much of an actress in my mind but doesn't have to do too much. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau…

  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 13 Dec, 2013

    Notable step up from An Unexpected Journey. Entertaining set pieces and more plot and stronger characters this time around. I still maintain a year between films is too long, 6-8 months would've been okay I think.

    Richard Armitage, Bloom, Lee Pace and an incredibly easy on the eyes Evangeline Lilly impress, my fellow irishman Aidan Turner benefits from not having the prosthetics on his face.

    The film still feels slightly confused as to what it's trying to be, consequence of…

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  • The Snapper 1993

    ★★★★ Rewatched 13 Jan, 2013

    "I suppose a ride is out of the question?"

    Jaysus this is brilliant. We need a new Roddy Doyle style film to take the piss out of ourselves again.

  • Ted 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 23 Nov, 2012

    "Alright: Brandy, Heather, Channing, Brianna, Amber, Serena, Melody, Dakota, Sierra, Bambi, Crystal, Samantha, Autumn, Ruby, Taylor, Tara, Tammy, Lauren, Charlene, Chantelle, Courtney, Misty, Jenny, Krista, Mindy, Noel, Shelby, Trina, Reba, Cassandra, Nikki, Kelsey, Shawna, Jolene, Urleen, Claudia, Savannah, Casey, Dolly, Kendra, Kylie, Chloe, Devon, Emmalou, fuckin' Becky?! "

    Very late to the party with this one. Worth the wait. It's amazing how a fuckin' talking teddy bear can change a film, it has all the slacker rom com clichés but…