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  • The Four 2 2013

    ★★ Watched 17 Jul, 2014

    I feel like this could have been less confusing (though not less confusingly titled) if I'd watched the original THE FOUR. But how could I not take every opportunity to watch a story about the Divine Constabulary, featuring the adventures of Iron Hands, ColdHeart, Emotionless, and Life Stealer… and their pug, Dumpy?

    SPOILER ALERT: Emotionless is not emotionless. But actually she's a total badass, revenging herself on the man who killed her family and broke her legs by fighting on…

  • The Man Who Fell to Earth 1976

    ★★★★ Watched 30 Jun, 2014

    I can't help singing the title of this film in my head to the tune of "The Man Who Sold The World". I mean, obviously, but still.

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  • The Avengers 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 25 Apr, 2012 4

    Joss Whedon and Tony Stark were meant to be together. Joss Whedon and Thor, not so much. The man needs to learn to kill some darlings: I know you like your witty one-liners, Joss, but having a team of six superheroes all channelling Xander Harris in the middle of cataclysmic battle sequences just isn't appropriate. Still, an immensely entertaining film. See it in 2D.

  • Frankenweenie 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 19 Oct, 2012 2

    You know, I'm totally sick of Tim Burton. And yet...

    This film is so obviously a labour of love. Full of clever references (my heart skipped a beat in one scene when Danny Elfman went back thirteen years and borrowed from a certain other collaboration of his and Burton's) and oodles of heart, Frankenweenie is a delight from start to finish. Tim Burton has brought something wonderful to life.