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  • Nightcrawler 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 25 Nov, 2014

    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…

  • Exodus: Gods and Kings 2014

    Watched 03 Dec, 2014 2

    One of the many great things about good old Hollywood ‘Swords & Sandals’ epics were their scope. These films were positively huge, with giant sets and immense amounts of extras and effort put into the spectacle. These films felt giant because they were. Ridley Scott has been trying to emulate that level of scope and scale for a while now, from Gladiator to Robin Hood with varying levels of success. Now it appears he’s at it again with his new biblical…

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  • Man of Steel 2013

    ★★★½ Added 1

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

  • Interstellar 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 29 Oct, 2014

    Christopher Nolan, the master of spectacle, is up to his old tricks. Even outside of his ‘Dark Knight’ franchise, Nolan has created some of the most original and universally well received Hollywood blockbusters from such hits as The Prestige and Inception. He has come to be known as the go-to director for smart, successful films that can actually manage to reach a wide audience. Now Nolan has set his gaze to the stars in the hope that he can continue…