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  • Sing Street

    Sing Street

    ★★★½

    John Carney doesn't make too many movies. A hands-on writer and director, his creations become something he has trouble letting go of, so he takes his time to bring such things to fruition. An Irishman with an obvious love for music, it was with the award winning Once that he found acclaim and an audience that was captivated by the simplicity of a musical romantic film with genuine warmth and class to it. A bigger audience however would greet his…

  • Ender's Game

    Ender's Game

    ★★★

    Orson Scott Card's novel Ender's Game was not one I was remotely familiar with. I've had a pretty good knowledge of most science fiction books over the last few years, but after reading that it actually came out in 1985, I didn't feel quite so bad that I'd missed it. Gavin Hood's film likewise never really appealed either as it looked like a kid's film with almost a video-game backdrop to it, but curiosity got the better of me when…

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  • Skyline

    Skyline

    ½

    My wife likes this. I'm considering a divorce.

  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★★

    Should I be concerned that my wife was taking notes during this film? (Andy's last diary entry)..................................