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  • Rob the Mob 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 30 Sep, 2014

    A tale of two doomed lovers has rarely recently been told so eloquently. The story of Tommy and Rosie, nicknamed Bonnie & Clyde due to their actions, is based on a true story that is so outlandish it couldn't be anything but true.

    After being released from prison, Tommy goes back home to Queen's, to the girl who has been waiting for him throughout his incarceration. Rosie has got a job and got on with her life, just waiting for her…

  • Sin City: A Dame to Kill For 2014

    ★★½ Watched 31 Aug, 2014

    Well, you can't deny that it looks good. It may not be all that different from the original visit to Basin City in feel and tone or theme, but you might well question if the stories and the characters are even the most important aspects of this kind of cinematic event, for that is what it is.

    Miller and Rodriguez share directorial responsibilities this time around yet come unstuck in the same way they did the first time, with such…

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  • American Beauty 1999

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 29 Jul, 2012

    I was hooked by the time the opening narration from Lester Burnham was over. As the camera tracks down the street where Joe Anybody lives in the comfortable, safe, predictable burbs of white, middle class America, we learn that this is the last year of Lester's life and from beyond the grave, he is going to tell you what he's learnt about just what life should really be about. Too late for Lester, but not for us.

    American Beauty simply…

  • Arbitrage 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Sep, 2012 3

    Why does a man that wants to sell his company for reasons that would suggest that he needs to spend more time with his family have to be handed the gifts for his grandchildren after a trip away by his butler when he returns home, having clearly not bought them himself?

    Perhaps he isn't the man he is purporting to be? Well this much becomes obvious in the first fifteen minutes.
    The man claiming to be dedicated to his family…