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  • Children of Men 2006

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 14 Sep, 2014

    Children Of Men is terrifying. It's a Science Fiction, nightmare vision of a world in flames. A vision of Totalitarian Governments, racial hatred, societal injustice and homegrown terrorist groups. The really scary thing is that it's a vision that could be just around the corner.

    Ok i'm being melodramatic, but lets be honest in the 8 years since Children of Men was released we have seen a lot of crazy stuff that could(in an extreme situation) lead to the kind…

  • X-Men: Days of Future Past 2014

    ★★½ Watched 15 Sep, 2014

    Bryan Singer's return to the X-Men franchise also heralds a return to it's themes of Civil Rights and american prejudice. An admirable cause but in Singers hands is now beginning to feel a little stale. He has trotted out the gay rights issue in two previous X-Men movies and even had a little go at them with his Superman Returns. The problem here is he takes everything super seriously. Each of the main characters get their chance to deliver a…

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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…