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  • Pete's Dragon

    Pete's Dragon 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 28 Aug, 2016

    Pete’s Dragon is one of those rare treats of a film that parents will be happy to take their children to go and see at the cinema. Maintaining the charm of the original film – not unnecessarily remaking an often forgotten classic – this ‘reimagining’ has something for old and new fans alike.

    We all love stories about children making unlikely friendships with characters who are often seen as the monster under the bed, and it’s this friendship between Pete…

  • 1941

    1941 1979

    ★★ Watched 19 Oct, 2016 1

    Let's just be glad that Steven Spielberg took a very different direction in film-making from this early film.

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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 49

    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…