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  • The Princess Bride 1987

    ★★★ Watched 17 Apr, 2014 1

    ..... This was the epic, classic romance everybody's been talking about? I thought I was missing out but ... did I really watch the right film?

    I mean, I liked it. But ... I only liked it.

  • The Monuments Men 2014

    ★★★ Watched 11 Apr, 2014 1

    Not as funny as I thought it was going to be but a fantastic cast and it certainly has its moments. It has the potential to be A LOT better though. Pretty disappointing overall.

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968

    ★★ Watched 21 Feb, 2013 125

    I had a disclaimer here but everybody went off telling me how wrong I was anyway, so scrap that, you'll just have to deal with it.

    First of all, I like Kubrick's films, love some of them in fact, but I can't even pretend to like this one. It was heavy breathing and scenes of nothing (pretty nothing, but nothing nonetheless) against epic music, or sometimes even just a creepy choir, for 140 minutes straight. I very nearly fell asleep…

  • Sucker Punch 2011

    ★★★½ Watched 27 Apr, 2013 50

    I was told beforehand that this was a love it or hate it film. I happen to agree with none of the negative reviews and actually really liked it.

    Firstly, I don't know what everybody is going on about the huge emphasis on rape for. There is a focus, yes, but nothing is ever shown, if it even happens at all, as it is all rather implied. From the sounds of it I thought I was going to be witnessing…