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  • For Your Eyes Only

    For Your Eyes Only 1981

    ★★★ Watched 08 Feb, 2015

    Doesn't stand up to the other films that I've seen so far in the franchise, in my opinion.

  • Munich

    Munich 2005

    ★★★½ Watched 04 Feb, 2015

    I genuinely didn't know anything about this story, so it was really interesting to see the story played out on screen. I didn't think it was a particularly thrilling film, but there were some great performances.

  • Champagne

    Champagne 1928

    ★★ Watched 10 Feb, 2015

    Another easily forgettable early Hitchcock film. It was just ... dull.

  • Blackhat

    Blackhat 2015

    ★★½ Watched 15 Feb, 2015 2

    If it hasn’t been nominated for an award, films released in during the early months of January and February can often get over-looked. Without some kind of nomination slapped on to the poster we’re unlikely to even give it a second thought. This is probably the reason why many films are given this release date in the first place; get it out of the way early, and maybe critics won’t catch on to what a flop it was.

    It’s sad…

  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 30 Jan, 2015 6

    From the writer of hugely impressive 28 Days Later and Sunshine, there’s a lot to be excited about when a writer of such talent is about to make his directorial debut. And that’s why many of us couldn’t wait for Ex Machina. Garland has been the source of some of the best films in their genre; the huge scale of space sci-fi Sunshine and the intense zombie apocalypse 28 Days Later were enough to promise that another brilliant sci-fi was…

  • Made of Honor

    Made of Honor 2008

    ★★ Watched 01 Feb, 2015

    I only watched this to see a younger performance from the beautiful Michelle Monaghan, but even still this was a fairly uneventful, unromantic rom-com.

  • The Best of Me

    The Best of Me 2014

    ★★ Watched 27 Jan, 2015

    I'm all for a Nicholas Sparks' adaptation. Some are powerful love stories, others are plain ridiculous. This, unfortunately, is the latter. I loved the performances, with the younger and older actors playing the leads giving equally excellent performances with great chemistries. But their love story is poor. It could have been something big but instead it doesn't go anywhere, it feels rushed, it becomes depressing instead of heart-warming, and in the end becomes completely un-engaging. And are we supposed to think nothing of the affair that was going on that was never questioned? That's not cool, Sparks.

  • Tower Heist

    Tower Heist 2011

    ★★½ Watched 28 Jan, 2015

    When decent actors aren't getting any better offers, this is what happens.

  • The Manxman

    The Manxman 1929

    ★★ Watched 28 Jan, 2015

    All the men in this silent film wore too much make-up, it really irritated me.

    Everything else was quite forgettable, I have to say.

  • The Farmer's Wife

    The Farmer's Wife 1928

    ★★½ Watched 28 Jan, 2015

    Probably one of the better stories from Hitchock's earlier films, but the piano music annoys me so much!

  • Deep Blue Sea

    Deep Blue Sea 1999

    ★★★★ Rewatched 24 Jan, 2015

    Yes I am giving this film 4 stars! Deep Blue Sea is absolutely brilliant. The effects are awful, the accents are awful, but it's not 'so bad it's good', it's just bloody good! I could watch this every day of the week and not get bored of it.

  • Armageddon

    Armageddon 1998

    ★★★½ Rewatched 15 Jan, 2015

    Yes there are many 90s action/sci-fi's like this, but it's among the best of them, right? I love it even if the rest of Letterboxd feels that it's been and done. There's a great cast, and it will make me cry on every watch.