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  • Pacific Rim 2013

    ★★★★ Added

    In a way I wonder if Pacific Rim started with someone obsessing over easily the dumbest bit of Independence Day until they conceived of a world where they could repeat the scene where it wouldn’t be nonsense. And there are a lot of nods to Independence Day in Pacific Rim, not least the speech that features in the trailer as Idris Elba goes all Henry V. A couple to Godzilla too, unsurprisingly given the subject matter. And the remake of…

  • Shadow Dancer 2012

    ★★★ Watched 31 Aug, 2012

    Very well performed and some well-contructed moments (eg the IRA funeral), but the underlying story is often simplistic and careless. Not impressed with the repeated issued with camera focus either.

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