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  • Focus

    Focus 2015

    ★★ Watched 05 Mar, 2015

    Welp. Saw that one coming.

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 02 Mar, 2015

    SRSLY SIMMONS

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  • Jupiter Ascending

    Jupiter Ascending 2015

    ★★★ Watched 23 Feb, 2015 3

    Gloriously, spectacularly dumb. Burns more ideas than it honours, flings plot threads about with wild abandon, and still remains marvellously pretty.

    BEES.

  • Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Kingsman: The Secret Service 2015

    ★★ Watched 05 Feb, 2015 4

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I really wanted to like this film. It was so slick and stylish, it lampshaded a lot of spy movie stuff in a cool and interesting way, and the plot of the first act is almost beat-for-beat Harry Potter with spies instead of wizards.

    BUT.

    It's just so deeply, grossly, unapologetically sexist at every turn. Here is some actual dialogue from the film:

    PRINCESS TILDE OF SWEDEN
    If you save world, we can do it in asshole?

    EGGSY
    …I'll be…