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  • Frozen 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 15 Dec, 2013

    It's hard to find a kid who didn't grow up watching Disney. Snow White, Pinocchio, The Little Mermaid, these are all films that have seeped into our collective consciousness, their songs ingrained in our minds, popping up at the randomest moments. Indeed a lot of my generation and the generations after owe a lot of their sense of magic and wonder to good old Walt.

    Well now another Disney fairy tale has come along to be added to the pantheon…

  • Thor: The Dark World 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 01 Nov, 2013

    The first Thor movie was quite Shakespearean in its approach to the introduction of the Norse god. The scenes on Asgard often involved much dialogue and posturing as the machinations of the deities were shown to the viewer. However with Kenneth Brannagh at the helm, it still managed to capture the attention of the audience, and providing Marvel with yet another franchise to fill its coffers.

    After the events of the Avengers, it wasn't too long before movie-goers were once…

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  • Man of Steel 2013

    ★★★★½ Watched 26 Jun, 2013

    Back in 1978, moviegoers bustled into theatres, popcorn in hand, not knowing what to expect from Richard Donner's Superman. A generation whose only real exposure to the live action superheroes was the campy Batman TV series, the general audience would have been probably expecting more of the same from the Big Blue Boy Scout. But as the lights dimmed, and the now familiar bars of horns played signalling the iconic Superman theme, the audience knew they were in for something…

  • Puss in Boots 2011

    ★★★ Watched 21 Dec, 2011

    If you are anything like me, you've grown pretty tired of the SHrek franchise. What started off as a breath of fresh air has been rapidly beaten to death, and has every last fart joke squeezed out of it. And so I wasn't really sure whether I should expect much from this spin-off featuring Puss In Boots.

    Well being honest, while the movie doesn't live up to the first Shrek, it easily beats Shrek the Third. The main problem is…