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  • Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Avengers: Age of Ultron 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 24 Apr, 2015 1

    Since The Avengers first collaborative effort in 2012, Marvel began phase two of their cinematic universe with sequels Iron Man 3, Thor 2: The Dark World, and Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier, as well as expanding into the universe further with the introduction of the Guardians of The Galaxy. After seeing all of the Avengers together for the first time, it was great to go back to the individual characters and also to meet some new ones. But three…

  • Wild

    Wild 2014

    ★★★ Watched 03 Mar, 2015 1

    Reading Wild, I wanted to pack my bags up and go for a long walk somewhere unknown, too. But I wasn't particularly inspired by the story at the time of reading it or watching it, because it wasn't the motivational journey as promised. The story is supposed to be about a woman finding herself after losing her way after the death of her mother. But in both the book and the film, I didn't feel that there was enough reflection…

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey 1968

    ★★½ Watched 21 Feb, 2013 127

    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

    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. Well 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 know why 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…