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  • Doubt

    Doubt 2008

    ★★★½ Watched 17 Sep, 2015

    Excellent performances, and a really unique story.

  • The Core

    The Core 2003

    ★★ Watched 17 Sep, 2015

    It feels like this should be a family appeal with its premise, but it has no appeal to younger audiences. Or to me. The cast list is exceptional, but the story is pretty ridiculous and lacks all sense of adventure.

  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

    Seven Brides for Seven Brothers 1954

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Sep, 2015

    Even if you feel somewhat uncomfortable in the first few scenes of this film, you will love it by the end. It has that effect, so it's no wonder that it's a classic. The singing is occasionally quite annoying, but the dancing and choreography are massively impressive.

  • 2010

    ★★ Watched 16 Sep, 2015

    The film has Noel Clarke written all over it. Adulthood and Kidulthood are impressive, but with he's writing about characters that he obviously doesn't know very well - women. It was as if he wanted to fit sex into every possible scene that he could, when this really should have been more character driven, as his previous work was. The way the story is told is interesting, but in the end it doesn't build up to an awful lot.

  • Tiny Furniture

    Tiny Furniture 2010

    ★★½ Watched 17 Sep, 2015

    I found each and every character so horribly unlikeable. I can't stand these quirky comedies, they're so dull and uninspiring. I thought Lena Dunham would be a joy to watch, but I was very wrong. I'd blame the director, but er... that was her as well.

  • The Back-Up Plan

    The Back-Up Plan 2010

    ★★ Watched 26 Sep, 2015

    I'm pretty sure all Jennifer Lopez movies are the same.

  • Derailed

    Derailed 2005

    ★★ Watched 29 Sep, 2015

    An obvious thriller with a twist you might not see coming at first, but you will know how it will all play out afterwards. Jennifer Aniston is pretty lifeless and Clive Owen gives his typically dull performance, too, so it's only Vincent Cassel who keeps the pace up.

  • A Little Chaos

    A Little Chaos 2014

    ★★★ Watched 03 Oct, 2015

    Some really lovely performances even if the film has a somewhat bland story. But it has its moments, although they only come to light because of the great actors involved.

  • Lava

    Lava 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 30 Jul, 2015

    Whenever I hear the word 'lava' (which isn't very often, admittedly), I find myself singing along to this. It's such a lovely song, and the story is beautiful, just as you would imagine from Pixar.

  • Step Brothers

    Step Brothers 2008

    ★★★½ Rewatched 30 Jul, 2015

    Sometimes I really love this film, other times I have no time for it whatsoever. But Will Ferrell is brilliant, and the comedy is the kind that you will be quoting along with on every watch.

  • The Towering Inferno

    The Towering Inferno 1974

    ★★★½ Watched 30 Jul, 2015

    I expected more disaster for a disaster movie, but I guess it was made over 40 years ago now so it's understandable that it can't compare to the action-filled films of today. Nevertheless, it's still an enjoyable film with a fantastic cast.

  • Little Fockers

    Little Fockers 2010

    ★★★ Watched 29 Jul, 2015

    I've never really liked this franchise, especially the first film which twisted my stomach with bad humour. But this is by far the most enjoyable of the films, even if it the least amount of efforts appears to be involved.