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  • Noah 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 24 Aug, 2014 2

    A bit of an odd one, Noah. For as much as the overall story can be a bit muddled and the characters a bit one-note, the difficult choices that Noah has to make are effective in drawing you into the film.

  • Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 09 Aug, 2014

    The epitome of throwing a bunch of jokes at the audience and seeing what works. Luckily, most of the jokes do work, although there are a few clunkers in there too.

    Any film which has a blind Ron Burgundy lamenting the fact that he brushed his teeth with a live lobster is okay by me.

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  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1991

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 07 May, 2012 2

    Rewatched on Blu-ray. The film definitely still packs a hell of a punch. Certain elements have dated, but overall it holds up even now. The special effects, which were state of the art at the time, are still impressive in their own way. Basically, this is one of the greatest action movies of all time and I'll always love it.

  • The Fountain 2006

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 21 Jul, 2012 2

    An utterly beautiful film. Visually, thematically and musically it is a joy to behold. The performances are heartbreaking and real. Jackman in particular is a revelation.

    This is a very divisive film. In fact, look on most film review websites and you'll see positive and negative reviews are split almost right down the middle.

    I can definitely see why people wouldn't like the movie. It's pretentious, confusing, and the basic story might be seen to be emotionally manipulative. On the…