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  • The Lady

    The Lady 2011

    ★★★★ Watched 25 Jun, 2015

    An inspiring story of a lady facing great difficulty. Beautifully shot, respectful without over-dramatising the events and central pair are phenomenally played. Would highly recommend.

  • Kick-Ass 2

    Kick-Ass 2 2013

    ★★★ Watched 10 May, 2015

    A fun film, but nowhere near as good as the last one. Hit girl still steals the show, but this time she's growing up and maturing. The best moments have thankfully not been spoiled by trailers, so I won't mention them here. The character moments are good and the the teenage trials are the best conveyed arcs. The action is not tight and nor is it as humorous as the last time. The shock of the previous effort is lost and you're left with a fairly average superhero effort.

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  • Sucker Punch

    Sucker Punch 2011

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Aug, 2012

    Not perfect, but a lot better than I expected. The fight scenes are a bit like music videos, but this is fine, as the ideas and main characters are the drive here and not the action. It's not quite inception, but the film covers about as many themes and ideas as Snyder's watchmen, which is impressive for his first non-adaptation.

  • MirrorMask

    MirrorMask 2005

    ★★★★★ Added

    One of the most brilliant films I've ever seen. One of my all time favourites and a creative joy. Gets better every time I rewatch it, I strongly recommend it.