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  • Groundhog Day 1993

    ★★★½ Rewatched 24 Feb, 2015

    Re-watched for the first time since I last watched it on VHS, probably in the mid 90s.

    Groundhog Day is a film which is buoyed almost immeasurably by the pitch perfect performance of Bill Murray. Sure, the story is interesting, and there are plenty of good supporting characters, but without Murray's performance the whole film would be pretty average.

  • Limitless 2011

    ★★★ Watched 15 Feb, 2015

    40 million times better than "Lucy", but that's a pretty low bar to beat.

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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 Mask of Zorro 1998

    ★★★★ Rewatched 16 Mar, 2013

    I hadn't seen this film since I first watched it in the cinema 15 years ago, so it was basically like a brand new film for me. Honestly, I really enjoyed it. Martin Campbell obviously made a conscious decision to go for a very classic, old-movie vibe when directing this and I think it pays off.

    The sword fights are fantastic, and the stunt work in general is great. The chemistry between all of the actors is spot-on, too. The movie is a bit too long, but I was never bored during any of it.