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  • Sharknado 2013

    Rewatched 27 Jul, 2014

    The 1966 Batman of its generation - the wacky deadpan comedy nobody realises it's meant to be a bit shit.

  • Joe 2013

    Watched 26 Jul, 2014

    Proof once again how Nicolas Cage, when you remove the crap he does either for financial and/or boredom reasons, is the greatest actor of his generation. A powerful performance from all concerned; gripping, bleak, and blackly comic. Deserves to be seen by more than the art house audience.

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  • Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery 2014

    ★★★ Watched 16 Mar, 2014

    ...in which Triple H and John Cena happily do the job to a ghost bear, but not CM Punk.

  • Bad Words 2013

    Watched 25 Jul, 2014

    It was inevitable Jason Bateman would get sick of being given roles in mediocre comedies and decide "fuck it, I'll direct my own film". This is his best non-Arrested Development performance: playing a mean-spirited, casually racist, foul mouthed man with parental issues you always suspected would meld great with his dry delivery. His friendship with Rohan Chand may tread familiar 'replacement father' tropes, but its one I enjoyed - particularly when it gets quite Rushmore in the third act.

    Jason Bateman should direct more often.