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  • The Trip to Italy 2014

    ★★★ Watched 29 Sep, 2014

    Equal parts musings on mortality, Rob Brydon doing impressions, tasty tasty Italian food, documentaryage on Byron and Shelley, and trivia snippets re films set in Italy.

    Liked it, I think?

    Coogan and Brydon are a good pairing, that's undeniable.

  • Downfall 2004

    ★★★★★ Watched 26 Sep, 2014

    Compelling, believable and utterly gripping. A must-see.

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  • Oblivion 2013

    ★★ Watched 11 Apr, 2013

    "I know you can be overwhelmed, and you can be underwhelmed, but can you ever just be whelmed?"

    I wanted to be so much more impressed by and engaged with this film than I was. Honestly, rather than gasping at the supposed twists, I was gasping at the sudden and unexpected appearance of Jaime Lannister. That and the blatant Matrix plagiarising. Though the HAL-esque drones were good.

    Also, the ending...WHUT.

  • The Expendables 3 2014

    ★★★ Watched 18 Aug, 2014

    Get ready, here come my musings (in no particular order):

    Hmm, the beginning seems strangely familiar - Expendables bust former team mate out of captivity, check, lots of explosions and shooting, check, bad guy shows up and is already known to Stallone, check, member of team taken out as a warning to Stallone, check!

    Dolph, why aren't you in every scene?

    Jason, why aren't *you* in every scene?

    Harrison Ford looks really uncomfortable in that suit.

    Huh I wonder why…