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  • Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

    Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa 2013

    ★★★ Watched 25 Jan, 2015

    Often funny, occasionally hilarious, Alpha Papa comes out as a likable British comedy.

    It cant hold a candle to the likes of Shaun of the Dead or Hot Fuzz but then what can?

  • Birdman

    Birdman 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 23 Jan, 2015

    I have always admired Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, not least because every time I use his name in a polite conversation I sound like a pretentious ponce, but also because his film's are just so poignant. Amorros Perros, 21 Grams, Babel, Biutiful, powerful stories, well told and well constucted. I say Admired, because until Birdman I have never actually liked any of his films.

    Birdman has a lightness of touch that isn't a million miles away from the offbeat humor of…

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  • Welcome to the Punch

    Welcome to the Punch 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 15 Mar, 2013 7

    You could be forgiven for thinking that the British film industry is dead. Lets be honest, the last big, successful, good movie, produced and distributed by a British studio was, The Woman in Black. That wonderfully scary and stylish ghost story that heralded the return of Hammer(at least for a time).

    There are lets not forget, are a decent number of films made in this country, The Kings Speech, Prometheus, Les Misrables, Skyfall to name but 4. None of these,…

  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 19 Jan, 2013 6

    The Good:-

    Mr T has spent his Fistfull of Dollars well. Django Unchained looks fabulous, sounds fantastic and is performed with all the vim and zip you would expect from the Director of Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown. The Script is very good and manages to balance riotous laughs and riotous violence in the way only QT can. There are some great blink and you miss them cameos(now de riguer for a Tarantino movie but still fun). Bruce Dern pops…