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  • Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Avengers: Age of Ultron 2015

    ★★★½ Rewatched 10 May, 2015

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    OK, this film's not perfect and there were some disappointing and/or annoying parts, but here are my thoughts now:

    The good:
    - James Spader. Nails all his lines.
    - VISION <3
    - Scarlet Witch is AWESOME. SCARLET WITCH TO HAVE OWN MOVIE PLEASE MARVEL
    - The one-liners. Joyous.
    - Brony sciencing montage
    - Thor. Thor being badass. Thor getting sh*t done. Thor bringing the lolz. THOR. BRING ON RAGNAROK.
    -Mjolniry goodness
    - Nice bit of reverse fridging
    - Almost balletic…

  • The Great Dictator

    The Great Dictator 1940

    ★★★½ Watched 08 May, 2015

    Very thinly veiled spoof/history of Nazi Germany (no one is fooled by the made-up names, although I did like Herr Garbitch), which manages to handle the seriousness of the events while also adding plenty of humorous touches (I particularly like the bit where citizens are encouraged to work in time to the music on the radio).

    What really comes across in this film is what a graceful mover Chaplin really was (which I guess is why he does pratfalls etc…

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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 05 Apr, 2015

    Perfection. The only problem with this film is it reminds you of the pointlessness of Jackson making The Hobbit trilogy : P

    Special mention to New Zealand.

  • Interstellar

    Interstellar 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 05 Nov, 2014

    Much awesome visuals. Many time travel. Wow.

    (I am prepared to overlook the problems I had with the plot and the characterisation because (a) Hans Zimmer, (b) the robots and (c) that water planet was mm mm terrifying. Good job, CGI dudes and dudettes)