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  • Serenity

    Serenity 2005

    ★★★★½ Added

    A very fitting and fond farewell to the Firefly gang and a great sci-fi movie in its own right. Highly recommended, but do your best to watch Firefly first (there's only 14 episodes) as you'll get so much more out of it.

  • Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

    Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol 2011

    ★★½ Added

    I found this quite disappointing. I missed it in the cinema and had heard good things but it really left me cold. All the usual ingredients appeared to be there but it just didn't work. Simon Pegg was particularly annoying as the "comic relief". It did have a few cool stunts and some exciting set-pieces but not enough to rescue it from mediocrity. I was hoping for more from Brad Bird. Cruise is starting to look his age too. 3 was superior but the less said about 2 the better.

  • Superman

    Superman 1978

    ★★★★★ Added

    Still the best superhero film of all time. And it holds up incredibly well on the big screen.

  • The Change-Up

    The Change-Up 2011

    ★★ Added

    An old premise, reworked for a modern audience. A few funny moments but overall a disappointment. And the CGI babies were AWFUL.