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  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes 2011

    ★★★★ Rewatched 02 Jun, 2014

    Rise of the Planet of the Apes is the eighth film in this series. It's a series that has had it's ups and down. From the Charlton Heston original(a true classic) to the Tim Burton Re-Boot(also a true classic in all the wrong ways) Planet of the Apes has run the gauntlet of time. It has survived thanks largely to cult appeal and the fact that the first film was so good. No other Apes movie can hold a candle…

  • The Last Boy Scout 1991

    ★★★★ Rewatched 01 Jun, 2014

    Take film Noir, 80's action cinema, excessive violence, a script bursting with funny put downs and killer one liners. Add a scuzzy Bruce Willis, Damon Wayans in $650 pants, a fat redneck football tycoon and a villain so sinister that he insists on using everyone's proper names, like he was their mother. Season with bullets, punches and car chases and you get one of the finest action movies of the 90's.

    We constantly hear the phrase "they don't make em…

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  • 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 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…