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  • Lone Survivor 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 21 Aug, 2014

    "It's not a cursed op. There's no curses. It's just Afghanistan, that's all."

    One common thought watching this was "History was written by the victors", or survivor I suppose in this case. Of course Luttrell didn't want to kill the goat herds, of course he didn't.

    Anyway, a bit jingoistic really, but a good watch all the same. The intro montage show how much the wannabe SEALs go through and I thought it was kinda reflective then they were able…

  • Batman: Assault on Arkham 2014

    ★★★ Watched 21 Aug, 2014

    A bit rich to dub this a Batman effort. Very much a secondary character in this, Deadshot is your primary protagonist (Neal McDonough's dignified voice acting and a photo of Deadshot with his daughter being shoved in your face hint at that from the start). Essentially, this is a Suicide Squad effort, using the Batman pull as a bit of a bait n' switch.

    Ignoring all that, this was ok. Plot really wasn't up to much, but it had some…

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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…