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  • Jason Bourne

    Jason Bourne 2016

    ★★ Watched 26 Jul, 2016 2

    Sequels are just a way of life now. Hollywood has decided that familiar branding is the tried and true way to sell a movie so unless that trend changes, and it probably won’t, we’re going to see a lot more sequels popping up. This said, I was actually a little excited when I heard the original Bourne team of Director Paul Greengrass and Matt Damon were coming together to make this. It even gave me hope when I heard Damon…

  • Star Trek Beyond

    Star Trek Beyond 2016

    ★★★½ Watched 20 Jul, 2016

    With its predecessor Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) a rather serious and sombre affair, it comes as a pleasant surprise at how far in the opposite direction they decided to take Star Trek Beyond. I really shouldn’t be surprised. Helmed by the Fast & Furious franchise director Justin Lin and co-penned by Simon Pegg there was no chance this was going to be a grim-dark journey into the great beyond. No, this film is loud, obnoxious, fast and a little bit…

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  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 25 Nov, 2014 4

    This is one of the most intense and enthralling character pieces I have seen on film. The film has it's flaws, that's to be sure. Some have argued that the score is a let down and I personally feel that the side-characters, in particular Riz Ahmed's Rick, were a little under-drawn. The love and attention of this film is clearly and definitely focused on the character of Louis Bloom, portrayed through a phenomenal performance by Jake Gyllenhaal.

    Louis Bloom is…

  • Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Kingsman: The Secret Service 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 17 Dec, 2014 4

    Matthew Vaughn has gone on record recently stating that audiences are sick of the ‘grim’ and ‘dark’ Christopher Nolan style comic book films. You only need to look at this man’s record to see that he definitely practices what he preaches. Boasting a filmography including Stardust, Kick-Ass and X-Men: First Class it’s very clear that Vaughn tends towards the bright, colourful and fun side of the comic book spectrum. In his latest work, Vaughn has developed another comic book property…