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  • Deadpool

    Deadpool 2016

    ★★★★½ Watched 12 Feb, 2016

    It’s not often that a superhero is foul-mouthed, crude, gore-loving, and sadistic – although it is occasional that they are gruesomely disfigured, egotistic, and mentally unstable – but 2016 is the year of the antihero, and the “Merc with a Mouth” just became one of our favourite superheroes of them all.

    Breaking the boundaries of your average blockbuster and the mould of the superhero films we have become accustomed to, Deadpool may be twisted and vulgar but it’s still a…

  • 10 Cloverfield Lane

    10 Cloverfield Lane 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 21 Mar, 2016

    10 Cloverfield Lane does what every psychological thriller should do: it keeps you on the edge of your seat. It’s very rare that a film can make you feel so uncomfortable and claustrophobic, but that’s why this film is such an intense watch.

    Faced with the gut-wrenching decision to either go outside and possibly face an alien invasion, or to stay inside with a creepy John Goodman, who may or may not be a genuinely kind-hearted odd-ball, we face Michelle’s…

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey 1968

    ★★½ Watched 21 Feb, 2013 128

    I had a disclaimer at the top of this review but everybody went off telling me how wrong I was anyway, so scrap that, you'll just have to remember that this is merely one person's opinion and that we're all entitled to one.

    First of all, I like Kubrick's films, love some of them in fact, but I can't even pretend to like this one. Of course I understand the influence this film had on the industry in its time,…

  • Sucker Punch

    Sucker Punch 2011

    ★★★★ Watched 27 Apr, 2013 51

    I was told beforehand that this was a love it or hate it film and that there was no in between, and it's easy to see why that is. Personally, I don't agree with any of the negative reviews, so it turns out that I'm one of the few that love it.

    Firstly, I don't understand why many of the reviews I have read go on about the huge emphasis on rape for. This is what put me off at…