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  • The Girl with All the Gifts

    The Girl with All the Gifts 2016

    ★★ Watched 14 Sep, 2016

    'Yawn of the Dead'

  • One More Time with Feeling

    One More Time with Feeling 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 11 Sep, 2016

    So much more than a 'fly-on-the-wall in the studio new album promo movie'. This is really rather special, and no doubt going to be rattling around my head for some time to come.

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  • Man of Steel

    Man of Steel 2013

    ★★ Watched 14 Jun, 2013 1

    With MAN OF STEEL Zack Snyder confirms that he's a stylistic magpie whose guiding principle appears to be 'what's the coolest looking thing to do?' at any given moment. He has a poor grasp of storytelling, no sense of drama & is tone deaf with regards to actors' performances. The Superman-as-first-contact story is a good idea, but poorly executed. Structurally similar to Batman Begins it lacks the narrative momentum that carried that movie along. Goyer's dialogue is exposition heavy, witless & tin-eared. A good cast is wasted and despite a great many whizzes & bangs very little of interest actually happens.

  • The Other Guys

    The Other Guys 2010

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 21 Apr, 2012 4

    Action/Comedy masterpiece. Also a searing indictment of white collar crime.