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  • Spectre

    Spectre 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 14 Nov, 2015

    "The tar-hot tires of an Aston DB10 clinging to cobblestone as it speeds recklessly through the streets of Rome. A helicopter saying 'to hell with gravity!' (not really) and flipping through the air like a discarded Topshop receipt. A series of suit-and-trouser combinations which provide both style AND the freedom of movement required by a British Intelligence Agent in the field. These are only some of the astounding sights you'll see in Spectre, the latest adventure for the UK's favourite spy man James Bond."

    - the opening of Alan Patridge's 5-star Spectre review

  • The Leisure Class

    The Leisure Class 2015

    ½ Watched 05 Nov, 2015

    Congratulations to Jason Mann on staying true to his idiosyncratic vision and not compromising his farce with humour, logical pacing, understandable character motivation, general plot coherence or visual quality above that of a TV movie.

  • The Martian

    The Martian 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 18 Oct, 2015 2

    In space, no one can hear you playing Leather Goddesses of Phobos.

  • Sicario

    Sicario 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 09 Oct, 2015 1

    It's like The French Connection II except in Juarez instead of Marseille and everyone is Popeye Doyle.

  • The Captive

    The Captive 2014

    ★★½ Watched 09 Oct, 2015

    Atom Egoyan has lost his mind and it's very entertaining to witness.

  • California Split

    California Split 1974

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 07 Oct, 2015

    "You don't throw oranges on an escalator!"

  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

    The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 10 Sep, 2015

    At its best when it feels most like a Guy Ritchie movie. He's better when having action sequences cleverly taking place in the background or as a stylish split screen montage and using his love of the con to depict the cloak and dagger twists of a 60s spy movie than in the moments where it becomes a more traditional summer blockbuster.

  • Dudley Do-Right

    Dudley Do-Right 1999

    ★★★ Rewatched 01 Sep, 2015 2

    I enjoy this stupid movie.

  • Dark Places

    Dark Places 2015

    ★½ Watched 18 Aug, 2015

    In defense of writer/director Gilles Paquet-Brenner, it must take a lot of effort to adapt a dark, twisted Gillian Flynn novel with a big-name cast and somehow end up with something so inept and innocuous that it often feels like a Lifetime movie.

  • Evan Almighty

    Evan Almighty 2007

    ½ Rewatched 16 Aug, 2015


  • Mission: Impossible II

    Mission: Impossible II 2000

    ★½ Rewatched 30 Jul, 2015 1

    "I'll write it, but only if you promise me you'll let Limp Bizkit do a scorching hot version of the theme tune."
    - Robert Towne

  • Mission: Impossible

    Mission: Impossible 1996

    ★★★★ Rewatched 30 Jul, 2015

    Ethan you fool, you had to search for, not!!