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  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014

    Rewatched 20 Feb, 2015

    If there really was a government organisation acting in the manner of SHIELD, even if it might be for the supposed good of us all, would we really accept their actions? How comfortable would we be with even the idea of a very powerful secret service operating under very little regulation from the outside? Isn’t that how things slide towards totalitarianism and organisations begin overstepping their remit and carrying out atrocities?

    To the good of the ongoing Marvel Cinematic Universe,…

  • Project Almanac 2015

    Watched 22 Jan, 2015

    Project Almanac sometimes proves to be surprising amount of fun, and is even rather dramatically involving. It’s a terrible shame that the film constantly betrays its own conceits, short changes its female characters, and accosts the audience with both a number of product placements and Imagine Dragons – who were almost certainly included at the insistence of producer Michael Bay.

    My full review here:

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  • Bitter Lake 2015

    Watched 26 Jan, 2015 2

    Think I'm going to go long on this soon, but for now here is a list of the songs on the soundtrack that I caught:

    Burial - Come Down To Us
    Nine Inch Nails - A Warm Place
    David Bowie - The Bewlay Brothers
    KanYe West - Runaway ft. Push T
    Clint Mansell - Welcome to Lunar Industries
    Cliff Martinez - Kick Your Teeth
    Pye Corner Audio - Electronic Rhythm Number Three
    Burial - Dog Shelter
    Burial - In Mcdonalds
    This Mortal Coil - The Lacemaker
    Burial - Dog Shelter
    The House in the Woods - Sunlight On Rusting Hulk

  • A Most Violent Year 2014

    Rewatched 15 Jan, 2015

    A Most Violent Year feels like two thirds of a film. A reasonably decent one perhaps, but there’s definitely something missing.