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  • Birdman 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 17 Jan, 2015 5

    Beetlejuice!
    Batman
    Bruce Wayne!
    Birdman!

    Michael Keaton loves to play characters that begin with B. These are his best well known roles too.
    What a movie! The direction is the first thing that draws you into the movie. Keaton's performance is top notch but it's Edward Norton who wins this over for me personally. The script is original (rare these days) and the comedy is spot on.
    So great to see behind the theater scenes of Broadway including the roof…

  • Whiplash 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 10 Jan, 2015 2

    After watching this I rather be putting myself in an army training camp with Gnr. SGT. Hartman (Full Meta Jacket) than having Fletcher shouting at me.
    I couldn't help noticing Miles Teller was like a young John Cusack at times.
    The performances are top notch but what really stands out is the pure direction and editing. This is what we call true film making. Every shot is done to perfection, when those drums are banging away fiercely the editing is…

  • Gone Girl 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 06 Jan, 2015 5

    Fincher is the best working director out there.
    Why is this!
    Because he commits himself 110% making sure everything is done to how he wants it.
    I did cringe at the fact Ben Affleck was playing the main lead but after the glorious 'Argo' Fincher must of seen something to choose him for the role.
    What's funny is part of Ben's career has either been loved or hated through the media.
    Loved for 'Good Will hunting', hated for Pearl harbour,…

  • Boyhood 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 28 Dec, 2014

    This is what filmmaking is all about. Being original, creating a great cast of actors that are 100% commited with you (especially for 12 years, god help him if one of the main leeds passed away at the time).
    Pretty sure anyone had one part of their lives to do with this genius of a movie.
    Richard really created something special here, must of been an amazing experience to be involved over the time, especially casting his own daughter in…

  • The Wizard of Oz 1939

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 20 Dec, 2014

    This truly is a classic piece of movie history. To think it was made in the late 30's and to this day people are still watching it.
    The story,actors,colourful sets and music all fit in together nicely which makes it loved and cherished throughout.
    The soundtrack is one of the most memorable pieces of music anyone would recognize from the very start.
    For it's time and the technology today they have remastered the print to it's upmost best and I…

  • Groundhog Day 1993

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 14 Dec, 2014

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I love rewriting this movie over and over again because it rocks. Stuck in a so-called Day of my own I could watch this every day instead of listening to that song 'I got you babe'. aggggggggghhhh
    But that song is clearly the key for him to get out of this worm-hole, he needed to win over the girl.
    Bill Murray is a legend when it comes down to sarcism and he pulls it off so well. In fact, he…

  • Nightcrawler 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 06 Dec, 2014 10

    Jake really excels himself into this role so well, I completely forgot it was him halfway through.
    Great to see Rene Russo back, what a tasty role she had and pulled it off wonderfully too.
    This is a great intake of how the media are so pushy to get their story before rivals intervene or get one up on them.Over the years thanks to the wonderful internet it has gotten slightly worse and isn't getting better. Censorship is another key…

  • Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens 2015

    ★★★★★ Added 4

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=erLk59H86ww&feature=youtu.be


    Now I am excited- X-WING battles across the water, Lightsabers that stop you getting your hands chopped off, storm troopers that will be falling from the sky, tiny football robots and new characters to look forward too.
    Plus most of the old cast are back---yay.

  • RoboCop 1987

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 07 Nov, 2014 6

    I have lost count of the amount of times I have watched this. From VHS upto Blu Ray it still holds up to be an 80's classic.
    Ths is one of Paul's best with all his elements of comic book violence and gore added.
    The censors in those days were tough (UK BBFC ) and I'm surprised they didn't get the scissors out for this movie. Later on the extended scenes were introduced which were far worse then before and…

  • The Diary of Anne Frank 1959

    ★★★★★ Watched 26 Oct, 2014 2

    Over a month ago me and my girfriend went over to Amsterdam.
    Not knowing much about the Anne Frank story it was an absolute treat to hear the story and then walking into the main secret rooms where they hid for many years until caught. Anne's pictures are still pinned to the walls and of course her precious diary which is heavily protected sitting in a glass case. Plenty of other artifacts which her family used during the hideout.
    I…

  • Goldfinger 1964

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 08 Oct, 2014

    'Dr No' started off with a bronze, ' From Russia with love' came close but gets a silver. So that leaves the GOLD which GOLD-finger fully deserves to receive.
    This is my favourite bond movie out of all the franchise because it has all the elements that a bond movie should have.

    The theme tune finally gets a singer which turns out to be the ultimate tune. Shirley Bassey was perfect to sing this and up to today she still…

  • From Russia With Love 1963

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 09 Sep, 2014 2

    After 'Dr No' this James Bond film kicks off without any explaining needed and what a start we have.
    The theme itself has no singer involved but again we are left with a piece of iconic tune that is very catchy.
    Spectre and our famous white pussy cat is introduced and they are pissed thanks to Bond killing Dr.No.
    Rosa Clebb with her sharp knife at the end of her shoe. I bet if she was pretty she would have…